Orville Green - January 09, 2014
Orville Wayne Green was born June 7, 1929, at LaSalle, Colo., to Edgar A. and Eliza E. (Cady) Green.
“BiggO,” as he was affectionately known, grew up and attended school in LaSalle, graduating from the eighth grade in 1943. He married Betty Holbeck and to this union three children were born: Russell, Orv and Joeanna. They made their home and farmed in the Ft. Morgan, Colo., area.
After Betty’s death, BiggO married Janie Shauntz and to this union a son, Brian, was born. They continued to live in the Ft. Morgan area until the 1970’s when Orville moved to Imperial, Neb.
BiggO continued to farm in the Imperial area before building a trucking firm along with owning and operating the T-Junction restaurant and store. He later married Marvis Kirby.
Orville enjoyed working, gambling, traveling, baseball, playing pool and going for drives. He enjoyed seeing his grandkids and especially loved seeing twin great-grandsons, Kye and Trace.
BiggO passed away Sunday afternoon, Jan. 5, 2014, at the Imperial Manor Nursing Home in Imperial. He was 84 years of age.
Survivors include son Russell and wife Jeannie of Ft. Morgan, Colo., son Orv and wife Pam of Imperial, Neb., daughter Joeanna Jaeger and husband Mike of Imperial, Neb., son Brian of Ft. Morgan, Colo., five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, brother Ed Green of Arkansas and sister Betty Andree of California.
Orville was preceded in death by his parents, wives Betty, Janie and Marvis; brother Clyde and sisters Edna, Thelma, Jewell, Gladys and Mae.
Funeral services for Orville Green will be held Friday morning, Jan. 10, 10 a.m. at the Imperial Berean Church, Imperial, Neb., with Pastor Matt Maxwell officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery in Imperial.
Visitation will be held Thursday afternoon, Jan. 9, 2 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home in Imperial.
Orville’s casket will be closed for services on Friday.
A memorial has been established in Orville’s memory
On line condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com
Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements