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Benjamin Leonard Tilsen

Benjamin Leonard "Ben" Tilsen (Binyamin) was born in Ashley, North Dakota, on 24 October 1918 to Edward N. Tilsen & Esther N. Reuben. He married Betty Jane Rice (18 January 1924 – 14 June 1997); he married Grace Margaret "Peggy" Ojala (born 6 April 1925).


These are the children of Benjamin Leonard Tilsen & Betty Jane Rice.

  • Heather Diane Tilsen (born 15 February 1947)
  • Joshua Logan Tilsen (born 4 January 1950)
  • Nicholas Chaim Tilsen (7 August 1951 – 13 August 1990)
  • Naomi Ann Tilsen (born 18 April 1957)
  • Hannah Elizabeth Tilsen (born 4 August 1961)

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For more information contact Jon-Jay Tilsen at jjtilsen@beki.org