Stanley G. Tilly - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

August 22, 1932 - September 9, 2021

Stanley E. Tilly age 89 of New Brighton. Stan’s journey began Aug. 22, 1932 in St. Paul, born to Guy E. Tilly and Grace J. Tilly (nee, Brandenburg). After a wonderful childhood, and the beginning of his adult life he met the love of his life, Margaret E. “Muggs” Sandin. They were married in 1955 and had four children; Susan (Marshall) Morris, LeAnn (deceased as infant), David (Cindy Smith), Barbara Tilly McDaniel; seven grandchildren, Andrew (Shawna) Kaelberer, Christina (Scotty Walker) Kaelberer, Ramone (Mike Sears) Morris, Eric Tilly, Kaela (Matthew) Kruse, Wesley McDaniel, Adam (Jessica) Tilly; three great-grandchildren, Tyson Kaelberer, Mason Kaelberer, and Eli Tilly. His journey ended Sept. 9, 2021.

Thank you to the doctors and nurses at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center who treated Stan with compassion and dignity in his final weeks.

A private family gathering will be held at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials preferred to Shriners Children’s-Twin Cities.


  1. Carl Jannett says:

    Hello Muggs, so sorry to hear of Stan’s passing, he was a very nice man. I so enjoyed working with the two of you all those years. Hope you are well. Carl

  2. Sue Lenzen says:

    Dave and Family,
    So very sorry to hear your dad passed away. I will keep your family in my prayers.

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