Rose Tillotson Obituary

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Rose Mabrey Tillotson

July 13, 1912 - August 5, 2014
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Rose Mabrey Tillotson was born on June 13, 1912 in San Bernardino, CA and passed away on August 5, 2014 in Pomona, CA at the age of 102. Previously Rose had resided in Merced, CA for 65 years, where she worked and retired from Merced College as an Administrator. While in Merced she attended First Baptist Church in Atwater, CA, was a member of the Lady Elks Auxiliary, founder of Merced School Employees Federal Credit Union with 2 others, was an artist-painter, and enjoyed golfing. During WWII she built airplanes known as "Rosie the Riveter". Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Byron H. Tillotson and children, Rosalie Helen Nolan...
Rose Mabrey Tillotson was born on June 13, 1912 in San Bernardino, CA and passed away on August 5, 2014 in Pomona, CA at the age of 102.

Previously Rose had resided in Merced, CA for 65 years, where she worked and retired from Merced College as an Administrator. While in Merced she attended First Baptist Church in Atwater, CA, was a member of the Lady Elks Auxiliary, founder of Merced School Employees Federal Credit Union with 2 others, was an artist-painter, and enjoyed golfing. During WWII she built airplanes known as "Rosie the Riveter".

Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Byron H. Tillotson and children, Rosalie Helen Nolan (Tillotson) and Thomas Tillotson.

She leaves behind her son-in-law, Martin J. Nolan Jr.; grandchildren, Michael Nolan, Maureen (Nolan) Hanson, Melissa (Nolan) Rothmeyer, Mary (Nolan) Friedel, Margaret (Nolan) Young, Larry, Bryon, John and Luana Tillotson; 19 great grandchildren and 15 great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home, 1490 B St., Merced, CA 95341 on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00am with interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park.

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