Patricia Orr

September 21, 2018

Patricia A. Orr, 82, of Watseka, passed away Tuesday (Sept. 18, 2018) at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.

She was born Sept. 21, 1935, in Watseka, the daughter of O. Henry and Helen (Ahlgren) Butzow. Patricia married Rudolph L. Orr in Watseka Nov. 18, 1956. He preceded her in death Jan. 27, 2012. Also preceding her in death were her parents; and three brothers, Bill, Dick and Steve Butzow.

Surviving are two daughters, Judith (Jeff) Raymer, of Sheldon, and Susan (Mark) Hettinger, of Watseka; one son, Roger (Jolene) Orr, of Donovan; five grandchildren, Jake (Lacy) Raymer, of Sheldon, Janet Raymer, of Sheldon, Robyn (Andrew) Smith, of Martinton, Kristyn Orr, of Donovan, and Jodi (Ben) Thompson, of Watseka; eight great-grandchildren, Jordan, Jaxton, Sienna, Sophia, Konnor, Destani, Jessica and Courtney; and one sister, Nancy (Gordon) Langellier, of Watseka.

Mrs. Orr was an Iroquois-Concord Boosters 4-H Club leader and also was active with the Genealogical Society at the Old Court House Museum in Watseka. She enjoyed helping her husband farm in the Watseka and Iroquois areas for many years.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. The Rev. Wayne Meyer will officiate. Burial will follow in Prairie Dell Cemetery in Iroquois.

Memorials may be made to the Iroquois County Genealogical Society or Iroquois County Historical Society.

Please sign her online guestbook at knappfuneralhomes.com.


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