Patricia Dorthella Tillapaugh, age 85, died Sunday, September 2, 2018 at St. Anne Nursing Home in Fort Wayne. Mrs. Tillapaugh was born June 1, 1933 in Ionia, Michigan to the late Gerald and Evelyn (Simmons) Parker. She graduated Greenville High School, Greenville, Michigan and married Harley Winslow Tillapaugh on November 21, 1953 in Ionia, Michigan. He preceded her in death December 16, 2002. Mrs. Tillapaugh was a homemaker and member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Fort Wayne.
Son, Mark and Christine Tillapaugh of Fort Wayne.
Four grandchildren: Matthew Tillapaugh of Fort Wayne; Marcus (Kristen) Tillapaugh of Indianapolis; Lindsay Tillapaugh of Indianapolis; and Kristen (Eric) Byanski of Fort Wayne. Five great grandchildren: Henry and Victoria Tillapaugh, Beckham and Lawson Byanski, and Easton Tillapaugh.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Parker.
A graveside funeral service and burial will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne with Fr. Thomas Shoemaker officiating.