Jerry Tillia, 72
Minot, North Dakota Jerry Tillia, 72, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at a Minot hospital.
Funeral Service was held Friday, April 1, 2016, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Minot, North Dakota.
Private inurnment will take place at a later date.
Jerry was born on July 19, 1943, in Blue Earth, the son of Paul and Inez (Clark) Tillia. He was raised in Blue Earth and in 1961 graduated from Blue Earth High School. After high school Jerry went to work for General Mills Green Giant and later for Hoganson Construction and continued his carpentry career until July 7, 1997 when he had a bad accident which left him in a wheelchair.
Jerry married Ruth Ann Hamel on May 19, 1968.
The couple had two girls, Kory Hulscher of Minot, North Dakota and Maureen (Stacey) Nerness of Spencer, Iowa; four grandchildren, Jordan Tillia, Charissa Tillia, Miranda Nerness and Mason Nerness; and sisters, Nancy Clark of Las Vegas, Nevada, Bonnie (Charley) Jacobson of Mankato and Gwen Skjervold of Winnebago.
Jerry was preceded in death by his brother Eddie Clark and his parents Paul and Inez.
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