Dorothy Tilberg

Dates

April 11, 1925 - February 3, 2018

Obituary

Dorothy Tilberg, 92, of Mitchell died February 3, 2018 at Avera Bormann Manor in Parkston. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, February 10, 2018 at New Home Lutheran Church in Mitchell. Burial will be at New Home Lutheran Cemetery at rural Mitchell. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

Dorothy Mae Tilberg was born on April 11, 1925 on the family Homestead in rural Ethan, South Dakota to Amanda Amelia (Carlson) and Alvin Gustav Tilberg. She was the fourth child born to this union. Dorothy graduated from the 8th grade at Rosedale #4 School. She lived on the family farm for 75 years before moving to Mitchell.

Dorothy spent almost every Sunday at New Home Lutheran Church where she was baptized in 1925 and confirmed in 1943. She was a longtime member of the Rosedale Community Club, Hope Chapel Farmer’s Union, and New Home Ladies Group.

She is survived by a sister, Darlene (Curtis) Richards, Troy, MO, and twelve nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings Elmer Tilberg, Evelyn Pierson, and Thelma Erpenbach. 

Memorials are preferred to New Home Lutheran Church or Cemetery in Mitchell. 


Visitation(s)

Date
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location
New Home Lutheran Church
1023 South Minnesota
Mitchell, SD 57301

Service

Date
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time
10:30 AM
Location
New Home Lutheran Church
1023 South Minnesota
Mitchell, SD 57301

Cemetery

New Home Lutheran Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by Curt Richards on February 8, 2018
RIP Dear Sister In law
Posted by Mac and Carol McEntee Pollreisz on February 6, 2018
Many memories with Dorothy. Sorry for your loss.
Posted by Gale Kurtenbach on February 5, 2018
My deepest sympathy to Dorothy's whole family. she was a vey neat lady. I enjoyed visiting with her while cutting her hair. will miss her May she rest in peace.
Posted by Joanne Heibult on February 5, 2018
She was my mom's roommate and was a very special person. My sympathy to her whole family on their loss. May God be with all of you. Thanks for always including my mother in on your visits.
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