Orlie Atwater

Orlie K. Atwater, 97, of Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Mount Sterling, formerly of Ipava, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at 2:45 a.m. at the nursing home.

He was born Oct. 9, 1902, in Ipava, a son of Burleigh and Della (Gilson) Atwater. He married Edith Mae Jones on April 26, 1928, in Lewistown. She died Oct. 17, 1953.

One daughter, four brothers and two sisters also preceded him in death.

Surviving are three daughters, Juanita (and Robert) Clark of Bella Vista, Ark., Jeanette (and Dean) Hulvey of Mount Sterling and Marcia (and Bennie) Salisbury of Centralia, Mo.; one son, Larry Atwater of Canton; 16 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Dwight Atwater of Astoria.

He was a farmer and lived in the Ipava area all of his life. He also worked for the railroad and retired from Navistar in 1964.

Services were held Saturday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with Rev. Kevin Kessler officiating. Burial was in Ipava Cemetery.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/5/2000

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