April 15, 2012

Orville W. Housel

Orville W. Housel age 91 of Lincoln, Nebraska died on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at Holmes Lake Manor in Lincoln.  He was born on December 18, 1920 at Raymond, Nebraska to John W. and Amanda (Forke) Housel.  He attended Raymond High School.  Orville married Irene L. Patocka on February 25, 1943 in Ceresco.  They farmed near Raymond until 1957 and then he worked for Gooch Milling until retirement. 

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 60 years and a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.  Orville loved flowers and gardening.

Orville is survived by his wife Irene of Lincoln; his daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Larry Behm of Seward; grandsons, Darren Behm and Terri Ling-Gerring of Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dustyn and Caci Behm of Lincoln.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Hazel Gammel Rudolph; Ethel Housel; Blanche Schonenfeld Biggs and Bertha in infancy.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Hanneman officiating.

Burial will be in Wyuka Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Donor’s Choice.



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