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Jeffrey E. Tilden passes away at age 52

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Jeffrey E. Tilden, age 52 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019.

He was born on May 28, 1967, in Valparaiso, IN, to James and Bonnie (McCoole) Tilden.

Jeff is survived by his parents, James Tilden Sr. and Bonnie Tilden; brother, James (Tammy) Tilden Jr.; sister, Jamie (Richard) Smurdon; nieces and nephews, Kaitlin, Nathan and Corey Tilden, Trevor and Brendan Smurdon and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Jeff was a harness driver for many years and then a journeyman millwright and worked at many mills in the area. He enjoyed fishing with his brother Jim in the Upper Penninsula of Michigan. Jeff had a big heart, loved his nieces and nephews dearly and will be missed by many.

Celebration of Life services to be held at a later date.

Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Posted 11/14/2019




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