"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated  August 3, 2021

Minnie T. (Bartlett) Stilen

December 16, 1921 - November 15, 2020

Minnie was a kind and loving person who enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was adored and loved by her family and all who knew her. We will always cherish the memories we made with her. She will be greatly missed.

Minnie attended a Catholic school then transferred to Nebraska School for the Deaf, Omaha, in 1938.  She graduated from the school in 1942.  At time of her death, she was considered as second longest alumnus.

Preceded in death by husband, Harry Stilen.

Survived by children, George Stilen, Gary Stilen, Mary (Todd) Wellensiek, Mike Stilen; niece, Patty Wentz; grandchildren, Sean Stilen, Dawn Stilen, Suzanne (Evan) Carter, Bart (Tami) Sova, Mary (Jeremy) Tinkler, Kristi (Skip) Lare, Ged (Jessica) Stilen; great grandchildren, Jayden, Gavin, Brooklyn, Brayden, Harper, Hayden, Elana, Kennedy, Beckett, Logan, Lauryn, Constance, Grayson and Pippa; brother-in-law, Leon (JoAnn) Stilen; sister-in-law, Milldred Thramer.

Family Vigil 6pm, Tuesday, November 24 at St. Columbkille. A Celebration of Minnie's Life will be held at a later date.

Arbor Cremation Society, Omaha, NE  handles her funeral arrangements.