Ilia's Promise - Hope, Faith & Love

Ilia is an Angel in the shape of a beautiful and loving mother, sister, daughter, aunt, and friend.

On October 3, 2017, Ilia was admitted to a  hospital emergency room and intensive care unit as a result of falling unexpectedly ill in the days immediately prior. Ilia was suffering unknowingly from an infection which became so rapidly severe that her body could no longer withstand the battle she fought so hard to win. Ilia went Home to be with God on October 4, 2017. 

Ilia's body may have lost the battle against the evil infection that took her precious earthly life away from us, but her spirit and soul claimed the eternal victory Our Father always knew she would triumph in. We have full faith that Ilia is in Paradise now with so many of her loved ones and friends, and that our unbreakable bond with her will continue in this world until Kingdom Come. 

Ilia's hope, passion, and mission in life was to provide the best possible future she could for her most precious and beloved treasure, her darling little girls. It is now and always will be our family's utmost priority to help care for Ilia's wonderful children in a way which honors her and fulfills her wishes and plans for their lives. We know that Ilia's heart and soul will go on in this life through the incredible minds, eyes, words, hopes, and dreams of her amazing daughters. We are forever grateful and honored to witness and contribute to their precious growth as life unfolds. 

Ilia is the most loving mother, sister, daughter, aunt, and friend we could hope for. Her blessing in God's Creation is infinite in measure and her soul beams the essence of love sweet love that He wanted us all to know. Ilia's compassion, wisdom, beauty, brilliance, kindness, selflessness, humor, and everlasting heart of a child are otherworldly. Ilia was always an Angel and a Princess; it is perhaps only now through the shedding of her human form that her brilliant crown of jewels can be truly seen in our hearts and the colors of her everlasting light unveiled to our souls as her spirit soars forever through the Heavens on high. 

Ilia lived her 36 years of life in this world by the noble principles of faith, hope, and love placed lovingly in her heart by Our Lord. And it is those very virtues that we believe will carry us all through our time here on Earth until we are reunited with her in our eternal Home. Beautiful Princess Ilia will always be with us in our hearts and souls, and her precious princess daughters will carry on the legacy of faith, hope, and love their Angel Mother leaves behind. 

We truly appreciate your contribution to this campaign to raise funds for Ilia's funeral and memorial services, and to provide for the loves of her life, her precious little girls.

Ilia Nielsen Dembe ~
October 15, 1980 to October 4, 2017 

  • David Plummer 
    • $40 
    • 33 mos
  • Marilyn Dutch 
    • $20 
    • 45 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Heather Phelps 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Cathy Neiman 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Judy Taylor Nielsen 
Organizer
Denver, CO
Dionne Nielsen 
Beneficiary
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