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Karen Florence Marie Swenson Tilson
Birth: Oct. 29, 1950
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2011
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

Karen Florence Marie Tilson died October 14, 2011 in Lincoln, NE at the age of 60 years, 11 months and 15 days.

Karen was born October 29, 1950 in Somerville, MA, the daughter of Carl Robert and Antoinette Marie (DeCola) Swenson.

She married Richard Tilson November 29, 1969 in Plattsmouth, NE. Richard died October 14, 1984 in Papillion, NE.

Karen formerly lived in Medford, MA and Plattsmouth, NE before moving to Nebraska City in 1981. She has been working as a dispatcher at the Otoe County Sheriff's Office since 1983 and in recent years has served as the Chief Dispatcher.

Karen was a former member of the O.J.R. Legal Secretaries Association and also had been serving on the Board of Directors of the G.A.R. Hall and Friends of the Library.

She loved reading and was very interested in Civil War history. The Otoe County Sheriff's Office was her life and she made many friends in law enforcement over the years.

Survivors include her sons, Richard E. Tilson, II of Omaha, NE; Michael G. Tilson and Christopher J. Tilson, both of Lincoln, NE; brothers, James Swenson and his wife Amy of Milton, KS and Dana Swenson of Lincoln, NE; many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Tilson, I; son, Kirk Tilson and sister, Marie Swenson.

Karen Tilson (#47072261) was a member.
Family links: 
  Richard Eugene Tilson (1947 - 1984)
  Kirk Michael Tilson (1973 - 1973)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
Cass County
Nebraska, USA
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Karen Florence Marie <i>Swenson</i> Tilson
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