Carol J. Tillitt


Tillitt, Carol Jean (Aagard), age 90, of Alexandria died peacefully on September 19, 2022. Carol was born on August 5, 1932, on a farm in Martin County, MN, graduated from Sherburn High School and later from Swedish Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis. In 1953, Carol married Ralph Tillitt and together they raised a family in Alexandria, where they were both active in their church and community. Ralph died in 2017, after 63 years of marriage. Carol’s children consider themselves the luckiest of children to have had Carol as their mother.

Carol is survived by her children, Ralph Stephen Tillitt, Sally (Brenton) Smith, Jennifer (Jay) Peloquin, and Suzanne (Perry) Peloquin, many other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will take place at 11am on Saturday, October 15 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Alexandria.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 14, from 4 to 6pm at Anderson Funeral Home and will continue one hour before the service at the church.

A livestream of the service will be available on

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Knute Nelson Foundation/Memory Care, Elder Network, or the Andria Theatre.

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