John E. Orr

Died Dec. 4, 2018


John Elmer Orr, 85, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at the Villa at Rose City with his family by his side.

He was born Feb. 17, 1933, in Coleman to Boyd and Catherine (Baker) Orr. John lived in Rose City since 1968, formerly of Mapleton. He served in the Navy during the Korean War and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. John enjoyed fishing, camping, woodworking and tinkering on things.

John is survived by his children, Alberta Saelens of Rose City, Iva (Kenneth) Hebert of Rose City, Jody (Nicole) Mourot of Rose City and John (Verna) Orr of Lupton; sisters, Betty Draves of Sanford and Mary Ann Forsberg of Midland; grandchildren, John Orr Jr., Jerad Orr, Amy Saelens, Ryan Hebert, Kenneth Hebert Jr. and Melissa Davis; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation at Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in Rose City will begin Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. with military honors. The Rev. Pastor Rodney Morrison will officiate.

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