Tillie Myers 1928-2022

Tillie Myers 1928-2022

Tillie Irene (Trueblood) Neuner Myers, 93, Topeka, died surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 17, 2022. She was 93 years old.

Tillie was born to Vena and Alva Trueblood on Oct. 26, 1928, in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada.

She had one sister, Dorothy Burkett, and three brothers, Charles Trueblood, Ralph Burgess and Lloyd Burgess. She graduated from Burlingame High School in 1945. She was employed by Sunflower Sales in the purchasing department for 36 years and retired from Famous Brands in 2000.

She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and a member of Holy Name Catholic Church and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Tillie married Ben Neuner in 1955 and to this union was born a son, Benny Neuner. Ben died Feb. 2, 1985. Later she married Merle Myers on June 1, 1998. They were married 21 years, Merle died Dec. 25, 2019.

Survivors include a son, Benny Neuner; daughter-in-law, Chris; grandchildren, Miranda, Hanna, Benjamin, Isaac, Samantha and Ethan Neuner; great-granddaughters, Delilah and Olivia; stepson, Jim Wingrath; and nieces and nephews, Linda, Carolyn, Dickie, Craig, Larry, Cathy, Connie, Wilma, Ray, Judy and Daryl.

Tillie loved to dance and was always on the dance floor. She is probably dancing her way to heaven now. She loved her grandchildren and family dearly.

Mass of Christian burial was held Thursday, July 21 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment was held in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Topeka.

In lieu of flowers, Tillie requested memorials to be given to Holy Name Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the Helping Hands Humane Society, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 S.W. Sixth Ave., Topeka, KS 66603.

To leave a condolence or share a fond memory of Tillie, please visit www.brennanmathenafh.com


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