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Tillie Darland

Tillie Darland obituary photoTillie Darland, age 95, of Huron died Tuesday, June 19, 2007 at the Huron Nursing Home. Her funeral service was at 11AM, Thursday, June 21st at the Huron Mission Church with the Rev. Richard Birr officiating. Burial was at 10 AM, Thursday in the Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Tillie Stahl was born to John P. and Rachel (Kleinsasser) Stahl on March 12, 1912 near Freeman, South Dakota. At the age of five, she moved with her parents to five miles east of Hitchcock, South Dakota and attended school there. In 1939 after her father's death, she moved to Huron with her mother and family.

Tillie married Louis Kulawik in 1945; he passed away in 1948. On October 23, 1950, she married Clarence Darland. He died December 18, 1973. She was employed at Armour and Company for 38 years. She was a member of the Huron Mission Church. Tillie loved to bake and garden and nothing gave her greater pleasure than to share with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands; one sister, Katie Dietrich; two brothers, Joseph in infancy and Ruben; and one brother-in-law, Erich Dietrich.

She leaves behind two stepsons, Vernon Darland of Chaska, Minnesota and Karen (Kay) Darland of Conroe, Texas; one brother, Helmuth (Bernadine) Stahl of Huron; and one sister-in-law, Marie Stahl of Huron; one niece, Carolyn Stahl of Huron; five nephews, Robert John Stahl of Pierre, Ronnie Stahl of Alton, Iowa, Dave Stahl of Huron, Roger Dietrich of Yankton, and Alan Dietrich of Sioux Falls.