|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 18, 2008|
GOWRIE - Marion H. Birkland, age 88, died Friday, July 18, 2008 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Ft. Dodge. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m, Monday, July 21, 2008 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Burial will be Greenfield Township Cemetery at Knierim. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Sunday (today) at the Palmer Funeral Home in Gowrie.
Survivors include son, Andy Birkland and his wife, Janice of Somers, daughter, Juanita Borland and her husband, Frank of Farnhamville, son Beryl Birkland and his wife, Marilyn of Gowrie; six grandchildren, Dianna and Andrea Birkland, Sherry Shaw and her husband, Mike, Don Borland, Marsha Farnham and her husband, Trent, and Brenda Anderson and her husband, Barry; six great-grandchildren, Troy and Kendall Shaw, Morgan and Grant Farnham, Bailey and Becca Anderson; brother, Dale Birkland of Moorland. Preceding him in death were his parents, Henning and Elsie (Stacy) Birkland and wife, Myra.
Marion H. Birkland was born on February 26, 1920 at Moorland where he attended country schools. He was united in marriage to Myra Carlson on March 15, 1941 at her parents farm. They established their home on a farm north of Somers. He continued to live there after retirement until moving to the Senior Suites in Gowrie in March of 2007. Marion had served on the Somers Elevator Board, Farmers Cooperative Elevator Board of Farnhamville and as a trustee for Greenfield Township. Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.
Elsie Pearl Stacy Birkland (1898 - 1996)
Myra I. Carlson Birkland (1913 - 2004)*
Created by: Burt
Record added: Jul 20, 2008
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