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Gregory Tilton

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Gregory Tilton

Carlisle - Gregory Allen Tilton was born December 11, 1946 to Hebron and Gwendolyn Tilton of Carlisle. This life's journey ended on Friday, June 29, 2018 at Indianola Good Samaritan Center. Kidney failure due to diabetes was the cause of death.

Funeral services for Greg will be held at the Carlisle Christian Church, 305 Market St. at 10:30 AM. Monday, July 16, 2018. Visitation will be held from 5-7:00 PM on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Peterson Funeral Home, 415 School Street in Carlisle.

Greg was united in marriage to Kathryn Andersen Polson on October 5, 1980 and accepted her son Bryan as his son that day.

Greg worked at Pittsburg Steel as a drill press operator on the St. Louis arch project. He then worked for, and retired from, the State of Iowa Information Technology Department. He was a member of the Carlisle Christian Church and served as an elder, deacon, and financial secretary.

Greg was an avid coin collector, looked forward to class and family reunions, and especially loved being with the grandkids, nieces, nephew, and great nephew. He also enjoyed visiting Kay's large family.

Greg was preceded in death by his parents and their siblings. Survivors include his wife Kay; son, Bryan Polson of Picayune, MS; grandchildren, SPC Niklas(Tessa)Polson of Kuwait, Rheannon Polson of Lexington, SC, and Sara and Jonathan Polson of Picayune, MS. He also leaves his sister, Linda(Tom)Preston of Albia; nieces, nephews, one aunt, many cousins, in laws and many friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carlisle Christian Church or Hospice of Central Iowa. Online condolences may be made at
Published in Des Moines Register on July 8, 2018
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