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Orion "Orie" Jellema

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Orion "Orie" Jellema

Sioux Falls - Orion "Orie" Jellema, 86, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Avera Dougherty Hospice House.

Funeral will be 2 PM Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the George Boom Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Sioux Falls. Visitation begins at 2 PM Monday at the Funeral Home with the family present to greet friends from 5-7 PM.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Varona Jellema, Brandon, SD; children, Mark (Ann) Jellema, Brandon, SD, Wade (Cindy) Jellema, Madison, MS; son-in-law, Jim Bills, Brandon, SD; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Don (Luella) Jellema, Brandon, SD, Tom (Joan) Jellema, Mesa, AZ, and many more family and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, John and Agnes (Dejong) Jellema; daughter, Valerie Bills; and siblings, Etta Dehaan, Onno Jellema, Marie Kaschmitter, Johnny Jellema, Agnes Jellema, Delores Jacomet, and Agnes "Tokey" Becker. Full obituary at
Published in The Argus Leader on July 23, 2016
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