Grace A. Orr

Grace Orr

COLUMBUS, IN – Grace A. Orr, 93, of Columbus, died Tuesday May 16, 2017 at Four Seasons Healthcare.

Grace was born March 1st, 1924 in Detroit, MI where she lived until 1960. She attended Adrian College in Adrian, MI where she met her husband, Robert Orr. They were married on January 12, 1944. They moved to Marquette, MI in 1960 to raise their five children. Grace was a loving mother who devoted all her time to being a homemaker for her family. In 1984, Grace and her husband moved to Columbus to retire.

She was a member of the Red Hat Society, was very active in, and loved going to Mill Race Center and belonged to numerous Bridge clubs. Grace was also a member of Asbury United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Robert Orr; parents, William and Jessie (Hunter) Squires; son, Larry Orr; sister, Marion Creath; and aunt, Jean Fullerton.

Survivors include her loving children, David (Donna) Orr of Gilbertsville, KY, Rick Orr of Marquette, MI, John (CheyAnne) Orr of Norton Shores, MI, and Janet (John) Stone of Sheboygan, WI. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 2:30 p.m at Myers-Reed Chapel with Pastor Dave Blystone officiating. Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Visitation will be at noon until service time at the funeral home.

Memorials in Grace’s name are suggested to Mill Race Center, 900 Lindsey St., Columbus, IN 47201 or Asbury United Methodist Church, 1751 27th St., Columbus, IN 47201.

The family will receive online condolences at:

Myers-Reed Chapel is serving the Orr family.