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Robert Ervin "Erve" Orr
Birth: Feb. 5, 1884
Meta
Osage County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 1970
Fort Collins
Larimer County
Colorado, USA

Married Ida M. Knetcal 1903. Ida died during child birth 1904.
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Married Elsie Elizabeth Mertel August 21, 1906 in Maries County, Missouri.

Children: Robert Emerson, Clarence Edgar, Ona Belle, Mildred Lois, Lillian Elvina, Lorraine Caroline, Hilda Elizabeth, Audra Virginia, Wilburn Lloyd, Myrtle Jean, Tressa Imogene, Joyce Matilda.

Son of Marvel E Orr and Elizabeth Martha Barnhart Orr.

Brother to Matilda, Mary Tennessee, George Harrison, Martha Ellen, James Henry, Marilda Arizona, John Washington, Cora Isabell, Henrietta, Arnold Anderson, Myrtle Ann, Marvel Elmer, Sophie Elizabeth.

Erve and Elsie moved from Missouri to Colorado in 1925
where he was a farmer.

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Obituary: Robert Ervin Orr, 86, of Ft. Collins (Colorado) died March 15 (1970) at Ft. Collins. He was born at Meta, Missouri on February 5, 1884. Orr, who was a farmer and rancher, came to Prowers County in 1925 and remained in Lamar until 1967 when he moved to Fort Collins.

Mr. Orr was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Elizabeth Orr, April 15, 1967. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Lamar.

Survivors include two sons and eight daughters; Robert E. Orr, Denver, Lloyd Orr, Fort Collins; Mrs. Ona Belle New, La Junta; Mrs. Mildred Roberts, Denver; Mrs. Lillian Elliott, Coquille, Oregon; Mrs. Hilda Korolewski, Missouri; Mrs. Audrey Jorgenson, Fairmont, Minnesota; Mrs. Myrtle Jean Peeper, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Mrs. Joyce Reyer, Dalhart, Texas and Mrs. Imogene Cobb, Norfolk, Virginia. He is also survived by one brother, a sister, 23 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren.

The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow afternoon (March 18, 1970) at the First Christian Church in Lamar with Sherman V. Nichols as minister. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery. Dolsen Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Asbury Marvel Orr (1840 - 1913)
  Elizabeth Martha Barnhart Orr (1849 - 1906)
 
 Spouses:
  Ida M. Knetcal Orr (1886 - 1904)
  Elsie Elizabeth Mertel Orr (1889 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Robert Emerson Orr (1907 - 1988)*
  Clarence Edgar Orr (1909 - 1913)*
  Ona Belle Orr New (1912 - 2004)*
  Mildred Lois Orr Roberts (1915 - 2004)*
  Lillian Elvina Orr Elliott (1916 - 1972)*
  Lorraine Caroline Orr Ratzlaff (1919 - 1969)*
  Hilda Elizabeth Orr Korolewski (1921 - 2014)*
  Audra Virginia Orr Jorgensen (1923 - 2010)*
  Wilburn Lloyd Orr (1925 - 1985)*
  Myrtle Jean Orr Peeper (1929 - 2012)*
  Tresa Imogene Orr Cobb (1931 - 2016)*
  Joyce Matilda Orr Reyher (1934 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda Jane Orr Russell (1865 - 1946)*
  Mary Tennessee Orr Barnhart (1867 - 1934)*
  George Harrison Orr (1869 - 1941)*
  Martha Ellen Orr Roberds (1872 - 1894)*
  James Henry Orr (1874 - 1965)*
  Marilla Arizona Orr Barnhart (1876 - 1968)*
  John Washington Orr (1878 - 1954)*
  Cora Isabell Orr Kusewitt (1880 - 1970)*
  Henrietta Orr Bilyeu (1882 - 1973)*
  Robert Ervin Orr (1884 - 1970)
  Arnold Anderson Orr (1886 - 1955)*
  Myrtle Ann Orr Terrill (1888 - 1976)*
  Sophia Elizabeth Orr (1890 - 1891)*
  Marvel Elmer Orr (1892 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Lamar
Prowers County
Colorado, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Treva Poe
Record added: Jan 24, 2010
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Robert Ervin Erve Orr
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We Love You, Grandpa
- Maxine and Keith
 Added: Jun. 14, 2013
Remembering you Grandoa. on this CHRISTMAS DAY
- Maxine and Keith
 Added: Dec. 25, 2012
" Grandpa, It is just too hot to go fishing!"
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