Mark James Thiltgen, age 64, passed from this earth on December 17, 2022.
Mark was born August 20, 1958 in Bellevue, IA to Harry Anthony Thiltgen and Agnes Marie (Seiler) Thiltgen. Mark graduate from Waynesville High School, class of 1976. In April of 1981, Mark married Brenda Lewis, to this union two children were born.
Mark enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. On even the coldest of nights he was ready to gig a “Fresh mess of fish”. His booming laugh and quick wit will not be forgotten. He was known to many simply as, Tilly.
He will be greatly missed by his wife, Brenda Thiltgen, his daughter, Erin Thiltgen (Tony Perez) of Weatherford, TX; his son, Kyle Thiltgen (Courtney) of Republic, MO, three grandchildren, Melania Thiltgen, Leegan Thiltgen, and Breanna Perez; three brothers, Eugene Thiltgen of Dixon, MO; Wayne Thiltgen (Ladonna) of Claremore, OK; Dale Thiltgen (Pat Lewis) of Crocker, MO; three sisters, Margie Perney (Bill) of Newburg, MO; Marilyn (Lonnie) Miller of Newburg, MO, and Carol Coward also of Newburg, MO as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.
In addition to his parents Mark was preceded in death by two nephews; Craig Thiltgen and Anthony Thiltgen; a niece, Alison Reeves; two sisters in law, Kathy Thiltgen and Claudine Thiltgen as well as a brother in law, Danny Green.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. on February 18, 2023; interment will be in the Resurrection Cemetery, St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church.