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Erna Ruth Cahill

April 25, 1916 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 103)

Obituary

Erna Cahill, age 103, of Milbank, passed away on December 14, 2019, at Avantara-Milbank.

A Memorial service will be held on Friday, December 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Milbank. Pastor Timothy Koch will officiate. Inurnment will be at the Revillo Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church in Milbank on Friday.

A graveside service will be held at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24, at the Revillo Cemetery in Revillo, SD. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

Please observe social distancing guidelines for health and safety concerns.

Erna Ruth Cahill was born on April 25, 1916, in Alban Township, Grant County, South Dakota, to Louis and 0’Tillie (Hauer) Bihrle. Her marriage to James W. Cahill took place in St. John’s Lutheran parsonage in Revillo, South Dakota, on June 1, 1934.  The couple lived on the family farm near Albee, South Dakota, until moving to Milbank in 1993.

Erna is survived by her son, James Pierce Cahill of Palm Springs, CA; many nieces and nephews; and her loving friend, Kathy Mathiason of Milbank.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, James Cahill; and her family of six sisters; and one brother. 


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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 20, 2019

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Emanuel Lutheran Church
701 South 1st Street
Milbank, SD 57252

Memorial Service
Friday
December 20, 2019

10:45 AM
Emanuel Lutheran Church
701 South 1st Street
Milbank, SD 57252

Graveside Service
Wednesday
June 24, 2020

10:45 AM
Revillo City Cemetery

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