Monday, August 23, 2010

Earl Orr


Birth: Mar. 27, 1913
Death: Jul. 30, 1991
Eagle Grove
Wright County
Iowa, USA


Earl Wayne Orr

ORR, CALLERY, ROONEY, CAQUELIND, ASCHE, GREEN, STRYKER



Eagle Grove Eagle, Wed. Aug 7, 1991 pg 10-A

Earl Wayne Orr

Earl Wayne Orr was born March 27, 1913, the son of Charles W. and Lillian May Stryker Orr at Troy Township. He received his education in Troy Township country school and Woolstock High School.

He was united in marriage to Stella Pauline Nelson of Eagle Grove, February 1, 1931 at his family farm. She died in an automobile accident in 1935. He married Dorothy Marie Tate of Eagle Grove in January, 1936. He then married Margretta Callery Rooney, October 27, 1953 at Webster City. She died in 1977.

He farmed his family farm until 1949. He worked in Fort Dodge for the Tobin Packing Company as a meat cutter for 24 years, until retiring in 1974.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Eagle Grove, and AFL-CIO Union.

He entered the Rotary Ann Retirement Home in Eagle Grove in 1978.

Earl Wayne Orr died July 30, 1991 at the Rotary Ann Retirement Home at the age of 78 years, four months, and three days.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two wives (should be 3); and two grandchildren, Brett and Elaine Green; three brothers, Myles, Enos, and Clifford; seven sisters, Hermis Orr, Amy Spires, Lavina Luke, Roxie Lalor Goodman, Abbie Conway, Frances Williams and Mabel Yeager goodman and a great grandchild, Jessica Engleman.

He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Glen (Ione) Caquelin, Fort Dodge, Mrs. Donald (Dora) Asche, Eagle Grove, and Mrs. Jack (Ruth) Green, Las Vegas, Nev.; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held August 3, at the United Methodist Church, Eagle Grove, with the Rev, James Seibert officiating at the 10:30 a.m. services. Burial was in the Troy Township Cemetery, Eagle Grove.

Note: He was also preceded in death by his step-son Harold Warren "Corky" Rooney








Spouse:
Margaretta Callery Orr (1913 - 1976)*

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