Roberta L. Tilson


Roberta L. Tilson, 66, of Miles City died Thursday, July 3, 2014 , in the Holy Rosary Extended Care Facility in Miles City.

Mrs. Tilson was born on April 24, 1948, in Mott, North Dakota, the daughter of Vern and Delores Plunkett Raab. She grew up and attended schools in Mott, graduating from Mott High School in 1966.

Following graduation, she worked at various restaurants until she met Tom Tilson. They were married and moved to Mills, Wyoming, until moving to Casper, Wyoming, where she worked in the Natroma School as a custodian for several years until she retired after 30 years in 2009.

Mrs. Tilson loved to read, fish, camp and cook. She was a passionate collector of books, salt and pepper shakers and was especially passionate of her collection of owls. If there was an owl on anything she had it.

Her survivors include six brothers: Dennis (Mary) Raab of Carsen, North Dakota, Doug Raab of Fargo, North Dakota, Calvin Raab and (Julie) of New Leipzig, North Dakota, Tim Raab of Dickinson, North Dakota, Norman Raab of Mott and Terry Raab of Fargo, North Dakota; three sisters: Sharan (Ray) Taylor of Miles City, Cindy (Cliff) Schatz of New Leipzig, and Wanda Norton and Shawn of Mott; many nieces and nephews; a special sister-in-law: Ceree; niece: Jaymie; and longtime friend: Thelda.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Tom Tilson; and a sister: Glenda Masulis.

No services are planned. Private family interment will be at a later date in Mott, North Dakota. Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home of Miles City is in charge of arrangements. 

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