Dorothy Tilberg, 92, of Mitchell died February 3, 2018 at Avera Bormann Manor in Parkston. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, February 10, 2018 at New Home Lutheran Church in Mitchell. Burial will be at New Home Lutheran Cemetery at rural Mitchell. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
Dorothy Mae Tilberg was born on April 11, 1925 on the family Homestead in rural Ethan, South Dakota to Amanda Amelia (Carlson) and Alvin Gustav Tilberg. She was the fourth child born to this union. Dorothy graduated from the 8th grade at Rosedale #4 School. She lived on the family farm for 75 years before moving to Mitchell.
Dorothy spent almost every Sunday at New Home Lutheran Church where she was baptized in 1925 and confirmed in 1943. She was a longtime member of the Rosedale Community Club, Hope Chapel Farmer’s Union, and New Home Ladies Group.
She is survived by a sister, Darlene (Curtis) Richards, Troy, MO, and twelve nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and siblings Elmer Tilberg, Evelyn Pierson, and Thelma Erpenbach.
Memorials are preferred to New Home Lutheran Church or Cemetery in Mitchell.