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Cecil Richard Pilgrim

April 8, 1919 ~ April 26, 2021 (age 102)

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Cecil R. Pilgrim age 102 of Cambridge, formerly or Eau Claire, WI passed away peacefully at GracePointe Crossing Nursing Home.

Preceded in death by his wife Winnifred, brothers Owen, Milo, Kenneth and Donald and sisters Opal Larson, Belva Callahan and Gehl Barton

He is survived by his daughter Elizabeth “Betsy’ (James) Oman of North Branch, MN.

3 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren and one on the way.

Also survived by his brother Dean of Hillsdale Michigan.

Cecil worked at Sears department store in Eau Claire, WI for many years and then worked for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue as an Auditor.

He was a WWII Army Air Corp flight instructor, specializing in enemy aircraft identification.

Cecil owned the Christian Book Store in Eau Claire, WI for many years.   His passion for reading kept him busy during his retirement years.

A memorial service is will be held at a late date.

Private interment at Union Cemetery, Cambridge, MN

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