Timothy S. Dawson
Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer
Timothy Dawson represents the 4th Generation of the Tiedemann Family to embrace the vocation of Funeral Director. Tim is a graduate of East Leyden High School and went on to receive his BA in Communications from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.in 2011. After entering the workforce and still doing some maintenance work for the Family Funeral Home, Tim enrolled in Worsham College of Mortuary Science. Receiving his Degree in Mortuary Science in 2015, Tim became a Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director, returning to his lifelong home above the Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home.
Tim is married to his wife Claire (2017) and they are the proud parents of Theo. Claire is an outside sales representative in the Food Service industry. While awaiting their new baby in March, TIm and Claire are kept company by their pet cats Jack and Vincent, and their dog Hank.
Tim enjoys playing Rugby with the Chicago Riot RFC team. He's available 24/7 with the possible exception of Deer Season and Turkey Season. Tim is extremely proud to be the 4th Generation of his family to enter this very important vocation.