Karen Marie Whyte Mills

Funeral services for Towaoc resident Karen Marie Whyte Mills will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Cortez Cemetery.

Visitation has been set for Wednesday evening at 5 p.m. at Ertel Memorial Chapel. Rosary will follow at 6 p.m. at Ertel Chapel.

Karen was born the daughter of Marshall Whyte and Harriet Beecher Whyte on June 29, 1944 in rural La Plata County, Colo. She passed away at Southwest Memorial Hospital on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at the age of 68.

Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.