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Marie A. Pilling

Mrs. Marie Pilling, age 77, of Orange City, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at the Orange City Area Health System.

There will be a funeral service on Monday, June 18, at 2:00 pm, at St. John’s United Church of Christ of Lyman in rural Griswold. The Rev. Mark Andersen will officiate. Interment will follow the service at the St. John’s Cemetery at Lyman.

Visitation will be after 2:00 pm on Sunday, with the family present from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.


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