Charles Joseph "Chuck" Tillman
EMDEN, IL - Charles Joseph "Chuck" Tillman, 75, passed away at 6:58 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at his home in Emden surrounded by his family.
Chuck was born Oct. 4, 1938, in Clarion, Iowa, son of Charles and Dorothy Mulhern Tillman. He was united in marriage to Annetta Dirks on Nov. 30, 1960, at the Delavan Methodist Church. She survives him in Emden.
Other survivors include his son, Doug (Sonja) Tillman, and their children, Valerie (Adam) Bonwell, Melissa Tillman and Megan Backs; daughter, Dawn Boundy, and her children, April (Clint) Schriber, Angela (H.E.) Westen and Ronica Boundy; daughter, Diane (Randy) Swart, and their children, Devon and Samantha Swart; four great-grandchildren; his brothers, Jerry Tillman and Craig Tillman; and his sister, Mary Catherine Fosdyck.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Tom Tillman.
Chuck served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and he served in the U.S. Army for 16 years. After retiring from the military, Chuck worked as a mechanic and a carpenter.
Cremation Rites were accorded. There will be a private memorial service at a later date.
Memorials may be made to:
or Shriner's Hospital for Children.
Arrangements are being handled by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.