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Obituaries

Obituaries

Steven Patrick Orr 1959 - 2012 Baldwin City

Steven Patrick Orr, 52, of Baldwin City, Kansas passed away April 11, 2012. Memorial service will be held at 11:30 am Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Hillsdale Presbyterian Church, 22875 W. 255th St., Hillsdale, KS 66036. Inurnment follows at Hillsdale Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am before the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Harvesters or Beacon of Hope Church of Raymore, MO. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Spring Hill, KS, (913) 592-2244. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com
Steve was born April 19, 1959 in Kansas City, Kansas to William Dale and Mary Jacqueline (Cannon) Orr. He graduated from Olathe High in 1977. Steve grew up in Johnson County, spent 1978-1982 in the US Army, lived in Alaska then Hillsdale, KS and ten years ago moved to rural Baldwin City. He was a self-employed mechanical engineer and farmer. Steve enjoyed the outdoors especially gardening and fishing. He was very giving and involved in many charities because he always championed the less fortunate. He will be dearly missed by family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Michael. Steve is survived by his mother, Jackie, Las Vegas, NV; siblings, Karen Christianson, Holden, MO, Sandra Omtvedt, Kansas City, KS, David Orr, Las Vegas, NV, Annie Clegg, Holden, MO, Laura Shoop, Spring Hill, KS; nephew, Michael Weller, niece, Leslie Hagen and many other nieces and nephews.