Friday, September 8th, 2006
St. Peter native Anna Matilda "Tillie" Tisdale, 85, of Sacramento, Calif., died at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 5, 2006, at Kaiser Hospital, Sacramento.
She was born Sept. 30, 1920, in St. Peter, to Chris and Agnes Kanoth. Her husband of 43 years, Vernon Tisdale, survives in Sacramento.
Also surviving are a son, Michael (Anne), Sacramento; two sisters, Anna Marie Steinbrunner, St. Joe, and Christine Bernard, Venice, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Mildred Kanoth, Coldwater; and two granddaughters.
Deceased are three brothers, John, Ed and Henry Kanoth; and two sisters, Loretta Braun and Alvina Laux.
She was employed by Sutter Hospitals as a nurse supervisor for 24 years, and retired in Dec. 1984. She previously worked for Dr. Benning, Fort Recovery, and was a surgery nurse at the former Gibbons Hospital, Celina. She was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving as a lieutenant in the Korean War and World War II. She attended school at St. Peter and Fort Recovery and was a member of the Arden Park Garden Club, Sacramento.
Funeral Mass is 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Stephen The First Martyr Catholic Church, Sacramento. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. today with the rosary to follow at Lombard & Company Funeral Directors, Sacramento. A flag is being flown in her memory at the West Ohio Healing Field this weekend.