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Tom Tilleman Is Posthumously Named 2022 Senior of the Year

On October 7, the Chinook Senior Citizen Center will conduct a presentation during which they confer the 2022 Senior of the Year (SOY) Award. The family of Dwight Thomas (Tom) Tilleman will accept the award on the behalf of their deceased loved one. Although the award is a posthumous one, Tilleman remains remembered for his ebullient personality and his many contributions to the community.

With his passing at age 76 on November 3, 2021, Tilleman lost a ten-year battle with cancer and its many related complications. At the same time that his family lost a beloved husband, father, grandfather, b...