Jennie Frances Tillitson, age 95, passed away on May 13, 2019 at the Grisell Memorial Hospital in Ransom. She was born on September 10, 1923 in Burdett the daughter of Robert Harrison “Harry” and Beatrice Ellen Miller Potter.
Jennie was a teacher before marriage and then stayed home to raise her family. She was a member of the VFW Post No.7972 Ladies Auxiliary and the Go-Getters Senior Center. She married Oliver D. Tillitson on Friday, September 19, 1947, in Hutchinson. He died on September 17, 1998.
Survivors include four sons, Dave and wife, Kelle Tillitson of WaKeeney, John Tillitson of Ransom, Larry and wife, Darlene Tillitson of Ransom, and Bob and wife, Michelle Tillitson of Arnold; two daughters, Mary Lou Tillitson, and Ellen Burns and fiancé, Doug Hagans of Ransom; 9 grandchildren, 8 step-grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Oliver D. Tillitson, her brother, Ross Potter, and her sister, Vera Breit.
Funeral service will be on Friday, May 17, 2019, 10:00 A.M., at Praise Fellowship Church, Ransom. Burial in the Ransom Cemetery. Friends may call at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, in Ness City, from 9:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, May 16 with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the VFW Post No. 7972 or the Go-Getters Senior Center.
Words of sympathy and support may be left for the family by signing the guestbook.