Pella Chronicle


March 14, 2014

Marian McGilvra

Pella — Marian McGilvra, 95, of Pella, IA, formerly of Sioux Center, IA, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at the Comfort House in Pella.

A visitation will be held on Friday from 4-7 p.m., with the family present from 5-7PM at the Memorial Funeral Home of Sioux Center.

A prayer service for family and friends will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Central Reformed Church of Sioux Center. Interment will follow the prayer service in Memory Gardens Cemetery of Sioux Center.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, at 11 a.m. at Central Reformed Church of Sioux Center with Rev. Dr. Ray Tilstra officiating.

The McGilvra family prefers memorials be directed to Sioux Center Public Library, Comfort House of Pella, IA or American Legion Auxiliary of Sioux Center.

Complete obituary at

 She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Debbie McGilvra of Des Moines, IA; two daughters and sons-in-law: Sally and Tim Baar of Pella, IA and Sue and Kevin Drey of Pella, IA; 11 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren; along with sisters-in-law, Edna Roggen of Edmond, OK and  Jane Roggen of Saginaw, Michigan and numerous nieces and nephews.

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