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Ivan Eugene Orr, age 87, passed away peacefully on November 19, 2019. He was born in South Haven, Michigan on March 15, 1932, to the late Victor and Iva (Bolles) Orr. Ivan proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korea Era. Throughout his working years Ivan drove truck and worked in construction.

Survivors include his daughter, Vera (John) Van Horn; son, Charles (Rene) Orr; granddaughters, Leslie Hunter, Amanda Van Horn, and Erin (Kevin) Laymon; great-granddaughters, Laney Daniel, and Aubrey Vanhorn.

Ivan was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Iona; and son, Ivan Orr Jr.

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Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, MI, exclusive providers of Veterans Funeral Care.


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  1. Donna D DeBoer on November 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

    What a beautiful tribute to Vic.
    Never knew he was called Jimmy.
    Wish I had known him.
    You all have wonderful memories.
    And those memories carry you through during this time.
    Love and Hugs

  2. Katie Dufort Way on November 22, 2019 at 11:32 am

    Rest in peace, Grandpa Ike. We love you so much!

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