Michael Orr

Michael OrrMichael Lee Thomas Orr, 41, of Nauvoo, died at 8:15 a.m. Feb. 24, 2009, near Nauvoo, on County Road 900 East, in Sonora Township, Hancock County.

He was born July 16, 1967, in Rushville, a son of Charles Thomas and Sandra Lee Bauch Orr.

Surviving are his parents of Nauvoo; maternal grandparents, Elmer and Maxine Bauch of Versailles; one brother, John Daniel “JD” Orr of Rockford; and one sister, Michelle (and Garry) Marshall of Rockford.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John and Hildreth Orr; and two uncles, Bob and Stanley Orr.

He was a member of the ROTC program during high school and graduated from Carthage High School in 1985.

He was a Mill Wright working on Electrical Power Plant construction.

Services were held Friday at Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville with Pastor Irv Woelfle officiating. Burial was in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Culbertson Memorial Hospital.

Condolences may be sent to www.worthingtonfh.com.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/4/2009