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Mary Ann Skarin Lind

KIRON...Mary Ann Margaret (Skarin) Lind, daughter of Florence (Bilsten) and David Skarin, was born September 21, 1927, in Ida County, Iowa.
She attended country schools and the Kiron High School graduating with the class of 1945. She was married to Nels Lind 15 August 1948. They have made their home in Kiron all of their married life with the exception of the time they lived in Fayette and Storm Lake, Iowa, while Nels was attending college.
She has suffered a long, lingering illness and was taken to the Crawford County Memorial Hospital three weeks ago, where she passed away on July 23, 1977. She was preceded in death by her father , David Skarin, and is survived by her husband, Nels, in Kiron, her mother, Florence Skarin of Colonial Manor, Odebolt; three brothers, Robert R. Skarin, and Carroll Skarin of Kiron, Warren D. Skarin of Denison, and one sister, (Flora Belle) Mrs. Merlin Olbertz of Omaha, sisters in law, brothers in law , nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at the Evangelical Free Church in Kiron Monday, July 25, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Carl Isaacson officiating and Bueal Hedstrom, soloist, sang "Ivory Palaces" accompanied by Mrs. Richard Gustafson on the organ. Pallbearers were Douglas Skarin, Terry Skarin, Michael Lind, Tom Skarin, Jim Lind, and Phillip Lind. Interment was in the Kiron Cemetery. Maxwell Funeral Home in Dension was in charge of the arrangements.

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