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A celebration of life service is held in Orange City, Iowa for Autumn Elgersma

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ORANGE CITY, Iowa (KTIV) -

A celebration of life service is held for Autumn Elgersma Tuesday, November 5, at 11:00 a.m., at the Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Orange City, Iowa.

Autumn, 3, of Orange City died from head injuries police say came at the hands of her daycare provider.

Autumn died Thursday, October 31 at the Sanford Children's Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

She's the daughter of Phillip and Jennifer Elgersma.

The Elgersma family provided this statement, "Our family is deeply saddened by the loss of our little girl. The prayers offered by others on our behalf are giving us the strength to get though this very difficult time. Autumn was a joy in our lives and we are blessed to have called her ours. We take comfort in the fact that she is now with her Savior, Jesus Christ. We ask for your continued thoughts and prayers for our family."

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