|Kathryn Jane Waggoner Orr
July 26, 1924–March 26, 2010
|Kathryn J. Orr, 85, of Onslow, Iowa, died Friday, March 26, 2010, at Clover Ridge Place, Maquoketa, Iowa.
A celebration of her life was held on Tuesday, March 30, 2010, at 10:30 a.m. at Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming, with Pastor Bob Wessels officiating. Burial was in the Wyoming Cemetery, Wyoming, Iowa. Friends called from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Lahey Funeral Home in Wyoming.
Kathryn Jane Waggoner was born on July 26, 1924 in rural Olin, Iowa, to Harold and Eliza (Weers) Waggoner. She graduated from Onslow High School in 1942 and briefly attended Business College in Cedar Rapids.
She married Lester S. Orr on June 24, 1944 at the Lutheran Church in Wyoming, Iowa. He died on March 18, 2008.
She farmed with her husband in rural Onslow. She was a member of Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming. She loved gardening and doing crosswords.
She is survived by three children, Darlene (Larry) Daniels, of Pekin, Illinois, Joyce (Allen) Bartels of Harvard, Nebraska, and Thomas (Jennifer) Orr, of Monmouth, Iowa; nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and two daughters-in-law, Linda Orr of Lena, Illinois, and Claudette Orr-Bryant, of Desloge, Missouri; a sister, Norma Brady of Anamosa; a brother, Paul (Lucille) Waggoner of Wyoming; and sister-in-law, Donna Waggoner of Cedar Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester, her parents, two sons, Donald and Leland, one granddaughter, Sarah Bartels, and a brother, Galen.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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