Candyce L. Quilling | Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

March 28, 1952 - June 1, 2020

Quilling, Candyce L. passed away peacefully at her home in Savage, MN on June 1st, 2020. Born on March 28, 1952, she was a member of Richfield High School class of 1970. She then resided in Hopkins, St. Louis Park, and Eden Prairie, before moving to Savage. Candy was a small business owner and spent much of her life volunteering for the American Cancer Society, Courage Center and her church, Calvary Lutheran, Edina. She was preceded in death by her grandparents; father, Hallum Brunn; step-father, Charles Groth; grandson, Landon Tuttle; brother-in-law and cousins. She is survived by her husband, Ron Quilling; daughter, Jennifer (Steve) Tuttle; grandsons, Jackson & Coleton Tuttle; grandaughter, Rylin Tuttle; mother, Joyce Groth; sister, Nancy (Barry) Westgard; step-sister, Deb (Steve) Melander; 3 step-brothers; nephews, Jeff (Kristine) Westgard, Greg (Becky) Westgard; great-nieces, Anna, Aliyah, and Britta Westgard and great-nephews, Matthew and Charley Westgard; sisters-in law Arline, Brenda and Debra Quilling; step-sons, Kurt and Scott Lowe, as well as many cousins and other family & friends who were very precious to her. Candy loved her West Highland White Terrier Gabby, who was faithfully by her side when she passed.

Due to Covid, a small private burial is planned.


  1. John and Bonnie Strand says:

    Our hearts are saddened at the prolonged illness and passing of Candy, and so very happy to have known her. She always had a cheerful hello and happy countenance, and we know how very much she loved those grandchildren. We are praying for Ron and the family at this difficult time. Let us know if there will be a memorial service to celebrate her life.


      Ron and family – so sorry to lose such a wonderful person as Candy. She was beautiful inside and out. She will be deeply missed. Will keep you and your family in our prayers.
      Laura Danielson
      Dick Fulton

  2. Marilyn Erickson says:

    So sad! I never knew she was Ill. She was our daughter’s Sunday School teacher at Woodlake Lutheran Church. Such a vibrant and loving person. She will be missed by many.

  3. Alison Graber says:

    So very sad to hear of Candy’s passing. Candy would light up the room when she came through the door and was beautiful inside and out. My heartfelt sympathies to Ron and the entire family.

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