North Sacramento, Ca –
Michelle Grace Tillman passed away at U.C Davis Medical Center in Sacramento on August 1, 2022, after an extended illness. Michelle was born on December 13, 1960, to Burt and Dora Tillman and was a life-long resident of North Sacramento where she bought her own home when only 19 years old.
A graduate of Norte Del Rio High School, Michelle played on the school’s softball team and enjoyed a close circle of friends. It is at Norte where Michelle met her partner and future husband, Larry Littlejohn. She was a diligent and dedicated employee at AmerisourceBergen for over 30 years and continued playing softball for many years with high school friends.
Michelle lived a life characterized by immense kindness, empathy, and a deep compassion and understanding for dogs. Most friends will remember Michelle always having a beloved dog by her side.
Michelle is preceded in death by her mother, Dora (Suárez) Tillman, with whom she shared a love for the Oakland A’s. Besides her husband and father, Michelle is survived by her brother Michael (Tina), niece Danielle Tillman, nephew Cole Tillman, and grandnephew, Marley Enkoji Tillman, as well as a host of friends.
The family will hold a small, private gathering to honor Michelle’s life. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the American Cancer Society in Michelle’s name.