|Birth: ||Jun. 26, 1925|
|Death: ||May 14, 2001|
In 1930 Robert Tilstra (4 y, born in Illinois), his father Sam Tilstra (51, Holland) and his mother Annie [Anker] (33, Illinois) lived in Thornton [Township], Cook County, Illinois.
In 1944 Robert J. Tilstra of South Holland attended the trade course at the Thornton Township Highschool.
Robert J. Tilstra married to the seven years younger Nellie E. Ooms. They didn't have children.
His wife Nellie died in January 2001 at the age of 83 years, probably at her home in Lansing. Robert J. Tilstra died there too, four months later, in May 2001, at the age of 75 years.
Robert J. Tilstra, 75, of Lansing, IL, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2001 at Rest Haven South Convalescent Home in South Holland, IL. Mr. Tilstra is survived by one sister-in-law: Dena (late John) Ooms of Lansing, IL; four nephews and nieces and one cousin: Marian (Gary) DeYoung of Lansing, IL. Preceded in death by his wife: Nellie on January 6, 2001. Visitation, Tuesday, May 15, 2001, from 3 to 8 P.M. at the Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd (Rt 6/159th St.), South Holland, IL. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2001, 11 A.M. at the funeral home with services conducted by Rev. Neal Busker. Interment, Homewood Memorial Gardens, Homewood, IL. More info at 708-333-7000.
Samuel Tilstra (1879 - 1943)
Anna Anker Tilstra (1898 - 1984)
Nellie E. Ooms Tilstra (1917 - 2001)*
Homewood Memorial Gardens
Created by: Peter Hakze
Record added: Jan 10, 2014
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