Alvin C. Tilly

  • BORN: June 22, 1921
  • DIED: August 9, 2016
  • LOCATION: Higginsville, Missouri

Alvin C. Tilly, 95 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at Riverbend Heights Health & Rehabilitation in Lexington, Missouri.

Born Wednesday, June 22, 1921 in Odessa, Missouri, he was the son of the late August Tilly and the late Bertha Grumke Tilly.

Alvin was a member of the Odessa High School, Class of 1939. He married Fay Laumeier on December 12, 1946 and she survives of the home. They moved to Higginsville in 1955. Alvin was a farmer and retired in 2006. He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ.

Surviving are two sons, Darrell (Patti) Tilly of Higginsville and Ronald (Margaret) Tilly of Belton, MO; four sisters, Ann Ahmann of Wellington, MO, Norma Kronshage of Blue Springs, MO, Alberta Beissenherz of Wellington, MO and Doris (Bob) Alumbaugh of Lee's Summit, MO; five grandchildren, Shaun Tilly, Kyle (Janine) Tilly, Heather Robertson, Heidi (Brandon) Peoples and Anthony (Barb) Bird; six great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Ben Tilly and one sister, Erna Kolkmeyer.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday at Salem United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Dr. Tommy L. Faris officiating, Jamie Smith, organist and Sharla Whitsitt, vocalist. Interment will be in St. Luke's Cemetery, Wellington, MO.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at Salem United Church of Christ. Suggested memorials are to Salem United Church of Christ .

Casket bearers are Larry Tilly, Keith Kronshage, Bruce Beissenherz, Steve Alumbaugh, Alvin Niendick and Jim Ahmann.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hoeferfuneralhome.com


Visitation
  • August 13, 2016
    9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Salem United Church of Christ
  • 1500 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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Funeral Service
  • August 13, 2016
    10:30 AM
  • Salem United Church of Christ
  • 1500 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
  • Get Directions
Interment
  • Saturday August 13 2016
  • St. Luke's Cemetery
  • Wellington, MO
  • Get Directions

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