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Obituary for Mary Tilbury

Mary Tilbury, age 84, of Minneapolis, formerly of Northfield, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at the Jones-Harrison Residence, Minneapolis. Mary Ann Schultz was born August 27, 1935, in Northfield to Harry and Lydia (Junker) Schultz.  She graduated from Northfield High School in 1953 and graduated with a certificate as a clinical lab technician in 1954. Later in life, she attended nursing school, graduating in 1976. She worked as an LPN until retiring in 1986. Mary married James Tilbury in June of 1955 and moved to Oklahoma. They were there briefly before settling in Madison, MN. James died in 1962. Mary […]

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Mary Tilbury, age 84, of Minneapolis, formerly of Northfield, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at the Jones-Harrison Residence, Minneapolis.

Mary Ann Schultz was born August 27, 1935, in Northfield to Harry and Lydia (Junker) Schultz.  She graduated from Northfield High School in 1953 and graduated with a certificate as a clinical lab technician in 1954. Later in life, she attended nursing school, graduating in 1976. She worked as an LPN until retiring in 1986.

Mary married James Tilbury in June of 1955 and moved to Oklahoma. They were there briefly before settling in Madison, MN. James died in 1962. Mary moved back to Northfield and eventually to Apple Valley and Burnsville. She spent the last five years living at the Jones-Harrison Residence.

Mary was a loving mother and grandmother. She had a beautiful smile and had a great love for animals. She volunteered with various organizations, especially those devoted to work for MS.

Survivors include her son, Scott (Pamela) of St. Louis Park; and granddaughter, Cassandra of New Hope.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James.

A private celebration of Mary’s life will be held at Bierman Funeral Home on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Interment will take place in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Animal Humane Society of Minnesota.

Arrangements are by Bierman Funeral Home & Crematory. www.biermanfuneralhome.com

 

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