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Otelia Cecilia "Tillie" Padilla Avritt
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1920
San Felipe Pueblo
Sandoval County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 2003
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA

Otelia "Tillie", a native of San Felipe Pueblo, passed away as a resident of Albuquerque. She was survived by her husband William Art Avritt; children: Bill Avritt of Shingle Springs, California; Donna Torres and Joe Sutton of Albuquerque, Michael and Deryn Avritt of Louisville, Colorado; Dr. Paul Dean and Joy Avritt of Corrales, New Mexico; and Shawn and Jennie Avritt of Albuquerque; siblings: Trinidad Sandoval, Anna Marie Padilla, Andres Garcia, Helen Tenorio, Mae Sandoval and Cordy Romero, all of San Felipe Pueblo; grandchildren: Andres Torres, Sonya Ann Martinez, Carrie Avritt, Michelle Barkley, Monica Avritt, Crystal Trujillo, Ian Gabriel Avritt, and Sean Anthony Avritt; great-grandchildren: Desiree Trujillo, Sebastian Trujillo and Nevaeh Avritt; as well as many beloved nieces and nephews.

Tillie attended Saint Cathrines in Santa Fe and Albuquerque Indian School in Albuquerque. During World War II, she worked in an aircraft factory in San Diego, California. There she met and married William Art Avritt. They were married for 60 years. Tillie was involved in the Boy Scouts; over 11 years as a den mother and 5 years as a Scout Leader trainer. She was one of the first women to earn the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award. She was also involved in the PTA during her childrens' elementary school years.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  William A Avritt (1923 - 2012)
 
 Children:
  Mark Shawn Avritt (1958 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: W3-A203
 
Created by: Ladybug
Record added: Jul 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92909528
Otelia Cecilia Tillie <i>Padilla</i> Avritt
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Otelia Cecilia Tillie <i>Padilla</i> Avritt
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Otelia Cecilia Tillie <i>Padilla</i> Avritt
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