SUOMI LOCATION, MI – Victor Milford Orr, 70, of Suomi Location, passed away early Saturday morning, November 16, 2019 at his home.
Victor was born June 16, 1949 in Venango County, Pennsylvania to Milford and Dorothy Fay (Umstead) Orr and at age five moved to the St. Ignace area where he graduated from LaSalle High School. He was united in marriage to Leona Pellow on June 8, 1974 in Negaunee and together they raised six children.
Victor was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Operating Engineers Local 324 and later for Associated Constructors, LLC from where he retired in 2015. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was always everyone’s handyman when it came to fixing things.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Leona Orr; four daughters: Susan (Jerry) Belanger of Little Lake, Hailey (Don) Williams of Ishpeming, Crystal (Tom) Beckman of Negaunee and Loni Gleich (Nathan Terpening) of Reads Landing, MN; his son, Victor (Barbara) Orr, Jr. of Nolanville, TX; grandchildren: Meghan, Donnie, Luis, Anthony, Tori, Jesse, Kiya, Eliza, Riley, Cassidy and Courtney; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Samuel (Phyllis) of Cheboygan, MI and Marvin (Penny) of Carthage, TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Michelle Orr; and sister, Pearl Kreiser.
Honoring Victor’s wishes, public services will not be held. Interment will take place in the Negaunee Cemetery.
Mr. Orr’s memorial page may be viewed at koskeyfuneralhome.com.