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Colton Tix, age 26, of Cannon Falls, died on Sunday, Dec. 6, as the result of an unfortunate accident.
Colton Matthew Tix was born in Cannon Falls on March 9, 1994, the son of Michael and Rebekah (Sackett) Tix. He grew up in the area and graduated from Randolph High School in 2012. After high school Cole joined the carpentry trade where he received his Journeyman status. In 2018 Cole then took the opportunity to pursue his dream of becoming a pilot. Cole was about to graduate from the Aviation Program at Academy College. On August 24, 2019, Colton was united in marriage to Taylor Bickman, the love of his life. They were married at her parent’s home in Randolph. He loved spending time at home with Taylor and cooking extravagant meals for the two of them. He also loved working construction with his dad and his brothers. He enjoyed doing any kind of outdoor activities, especially flying. Cole was a member of St. Mathias’ Catholic Church in Hampton.
Survivors include his wife Taylor, his parents Michael and Rebekah of Northfield; brothers Cody (Holly) Tix of Hampton and Mitchell Tix of Northfield; Nephew Dawson Tix of Hampton; grandparents Bill and Donna Tix of Randolph and Timothy and Ellen Sackett of Kenyon; father-in-law and mother-in-law Andy and Chris Otte of Hampton; father-in-law Doug Underdahl of Sogn; as well as many other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents Orville and Angeline Amos, Julius and Marie Tix, Max and Cleo Walker, and William and Delores Sackett.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Colton Tix Memorial Fund in care of Merchants Bank, Cannon Falls.
A drive-through visitation will be held from noon – 4 pm on Sunday, Dec. 13 at St. Mathias Catholic Church, 23315 Northfield Blvd, Hampton, MN 55031. There will be a private funeral mass.
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