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Gaylen 'Gayle' Tilghman

Gaylen “Gayle” Tilghman, 68, of Crook, CO passed away April 27, 2021. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tues. May 4, 2021 at 10 am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Father Michael Bodzioch celebrating. Service will conclude at the church.

Gayle was born June 5, 1952, in Sidney, NE to Kenneth and Mary (Klein) Tilghman. He attended Crook Elementary and High School, and then Auto Tech in Sidney, NE. Gayle worked at auto dealerships as a body man before becoming a self-employed farmer and body man.

On Dec. 1, 1973 in Sidney, NE, he married his High School Sweetheart, Dora Hernandez. They...


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