The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Robert Allan Orr

 

April 16, 2020

July 11, 1938 – April 10, 2020

Born to Allan E and Edith (Spellenberg) Orr, and joining big sister Nancy, Robert was born and raised in Chicago Illinois.

Robert (Bob) attended Michigan State University 1956-57. In 1958 Bob enlisted in the Army and served active duty in Missouri and Alabama. February of 1959, Bob left Chicago and moved to Portland Oregon. He worked at General Mills (Betty Crocker).

December 4, 1959 Bob married Joyce A Goodrich. They welcomed a daughter in 1960 and a son in 1964. In the mid '90s he retired after a long career in real estate, serving Gresham and Sandy Oregon.

Bob and Joyce moved to Cathlamet in 2006, where they embraced the community and built their retirement home.

Bob is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joyce, (Cathlamet) Trixie, beloved dog; daughter Marcelle Luepke (Vancouver,Wa); son Martin (Sandi) Orr (Rhododendron,Or); grandchildren; Jason Orr, Heather Ahern, Hillary Hales and eight great grandchildren.

Bob is predeceased by his parents; sister Nancy Millard and son-in-law Rudy Luepke.

Bob loved trees...he and Joyce would be honored if you planted a redwood tree in his memory.

- Paid Obituary -

 

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