Birth: Feb. 3, 1890
Death: Aug., 1946
"The Elwood Bulletin" [Elwood, Gosper Co, NE], Thursday, 15 Aug 1946:
John Tilson, 56, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away Monday [e.g., Aug. 12] and his body was brought to Elwood yesterday evening by Richard Clark and Earl Tilson, who went to Cheyenne in the ambulance. Funeral services will be held in the Methodist church, probably Friday afternoon.
His children came from Golden, Colo., last evening. Mr. Tilson's death was caused by a tumor of the brain. When he was in Elwood a few weeks ago he complained of not feeling well.
"The Elwood Bulletin" [Elwood, Gosper Co, NE], Thursday, 29 Aug 1946:
Here for funeral services of their father, John Tilson, were Mrs. and Mrs. Dale Tilson of Golden, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Dean Rorke of Denver and Mr. and Mrs. Lew Williams of North Platte.
Elwood Cemetery Index:
Name / Section & Lot / Date of Death / Date of Burial
John Tilson: E 19 Old 3, 11 Aug 1946, bur 16 Aug 1946