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Marietta Wilken, 71,

Posted March 24, 2015 at 9:57 pm

Marietta Wilken of Akron, Iowa, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 23, 2015, at her home near Akron.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church, E.L.C.A. in Akron. Pastor Susan Juilfs will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2015, with the family present after 5:00 p.m., and a Prayer service at 7:00 p.m., all at the church. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

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