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Brenton Dean Tillotson

January 29, 1971 ~ November 14, 2022 (age 51) 51 Years Old


Brenton Dean Tillotson of rural Towanda, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, November 14, 2022 at his home.
Brenton was born to Jimmy and Carrie (McClure) Tillotson on January 29, 1971. From a very young age, he enjoyed farming and being active on the family farm. Brenton graduated from Circle High School, Class of 1990. He worked for 26 years at Valassis and began working at Valmont in May 2016.
Brenton is preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Christa “Chris” (Wealand) Hinnen and the day before his passing, his father-in-law, John Ray Hinnen; grandparents, Leo Dean Tillotson and Betty Jane (Ditch) Tillotson, Max and Patricia (Morris) McClure.
Brenton is survived by his wife, Renee and loving dog, Bodhi; his parents, Jim and Carrie Tillotson all of rural Towanda; his brother and sister-in-law, Bartly and Ashton Tillotson of El Dorado; and his sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Ryan Evans of rural Newton. He also leaves behind loving nephews and nieces, Wyatt (Erica) Tillotson, Morgan (Josie) Tillotson, Max Tillotson, Gavin Evans, Maggie Evans and Libby Evans; cousin-in-law “brother-in-law”, Tim (Lauren) Wealand and numerous extended family and friends.
The family will gather with friends on Sunday, November 20 at the Whitewater Community Church from 2-4 PM. A celebration of life will take place at the Whitewater Community Church on Monday, November 21 at 3:00 PM for both Brenton and his father-in-law, John Hinnen. A dinner will be provided immediately following. A private family burial will take place at McGill Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the National Kidney Foundation and the Whitewater Community Church.
Please leave a memory of Brenton and sign his online guestbook at


November 20, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Whitewater Community Church

Celebration of Life
November 21, 2022

3:00 PM
Whitewater Community Church

November 21, 2022

3:00 PM to TBD
Whitewater Community Church


National Kidney Foundation
30 E. 33rd St., New York NY 10016

Whitewater Community Church
703 E Central Street, Whitewater KS 67154


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