February 5, 1947 - March 23, 2008
Kenneth E. Orr, 61, of Grand Island, died Sunday, March 23, 2008 at the Nebraska Veterans Home. Mr. Orr will be cremated and there will be no visitation. Military honors will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday by the United Veterans Honor Guard on the grounds of the V.F.W. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Orr was born on February 5, 1947 at Lewellen, Nebraska to Clifford & Donna (Beattie) Orr. Survivors of the immediate family include his wife, Dianne of Grand Island; two daughters and one son-in-law, Jodie & Rob Lucas of Grand Island, and Nicole Orr of Grand Island; his mother, Donna Mae Cervantes of Grand Island; two sisters, Linda Dewitt of Shelton, Marsha Coughtry of Grand Island; three brothers, Terry Orr, Randy Orr and Roy Orr all of Grand Island. Additional survivors include two grandchildren, Ricky and Rain Lucas of Grand Island; and a sister-in-law, Pam Suazo of Grand Island. The family would also like to thank those who were with Kenneth at the Nebraska Veterans Home: Racie Rech, Jessica Camplin, Jason Funk and his wife Kim, Amanda Suazo, Jason Lee Funk, Amber Funk, Gary & Sue Williamson, Vicki Orr, Virginia Orr, Melody Tappan, Katina Urbauer, Norma Kramer, and Kim, Barry, and Ricardo. Mr. Orr grew up in Gibbon and graduated from Gibbon High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Navy from December 14, 1966 until September 3, 1970. Mr. Orr was employed by Chief Industries as a graphic designer for 13 years. He was then employed by the Hoffman Petroleum Company for 15 years. He retired because of ill health. Ken really enjoyed NASCAR racing. His mother knew not to call to talk to him while the race was going on. He loved to read, and collected Eagles, M & M Kids, and he enjoyed gardening. He was a member of the V.F.W. He was preceded in death by Clifford & Anna Orr. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family.
Kenneth E. Orr, 61, of Grand Island, died Sunday, March 23, 2008 at the Nebraska Veterans Home. Mr. Orr will be cremated and there will be no visitation. Military honors will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday by the United Veterans... View Obituary & Service Information
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