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Kilian Community College founder died this weekend

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Dr. Tom Kilian, the founder and first president of Kilian Community College, died Saturday, current president Mark Millage said today. He was 90 years old.

“One of the true joys for me in my position has been my friendship with Dr. Kilian,” Millage said. “I know that I speak for every employee, student and trustee when I say that Tom will be deeply missed. He epitomized the value of lifelong learning: an education concept that he first introduced to Sioux Falls nearly 40 years ago.”

Dr. Kilian’s life and legacy will be celebrated at 11 a.m. May 7 at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls

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