Bert Henry Tilleman
Born: May 16, 1939
Died: Oct 30, 2014
Bert Tilleman, age 75, passed away on October 30, 2014, as a result of a home accident. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:00 am at the St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Havre. Burial following in Kuper Memorial Cemetery in Chinook. Arrangements have been made with Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.
Bert was born May 16, 1939 in Chinook MT to Hank and Erma Tilleman. Bert attended school in Chinook and graduated in 1957. Shortly after he enlisted in the Army and was stationed in Germany. When returning from Germany, Bert married Patricia Kathman in November of 1960 and they were blessed with one daughter and three sons. Bert farmed south of Chinook until 1972 when they moved to Havre. Bert started B&R implement and later established Tri-County Implement. Bert built a reputable dealership for approximately 20 years while providing for his customers.
In his spare time he loved taking his grandkids fishing to his favorite fishing hole. He liked to smoke the fish and share with his family and friends. Other past time was telling stories, building puzzles and playing cards.
Bert is survived by his wife Pat, daughter Cathy Hulett Everett, WA, sons Larry (Jennifer) Havre, MT, Randy (Julie) Spokane, WA, Lee (Sherrie) Genesee, ID and 10 grandkids and 2 great grandkids.
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