Craig S. TillischCraig S. Tillisch, 63, Casselton, ND, died Saturday, January 26, 2013 in his home surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Craig Stephen Tillisch was born June 16, 1949 in Fargo, ND to Clayton and Dorothy Tillisch. Craig grew up in Moorhead, MN and spent summers on Pelican Lake. He attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School and graduated from Moorhead High School. Following high school, Craig served in the US Army from 1967 to 1969. His service included one year in Vietnam with the 1st Division and the 11th Armored Cav Regiment. He returned home and attended Fergus Falls Community College and Moorhead State University. Craig spent 35 years in heavy duty truck sales, the last 17 years of which were with Fargo Freightliner. He married Susan Gilbraith May 8, 1978 in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Fargo. They lived in Casselton for the past 17 years.