Kathryn A. “Kathy” Orr, age 68 of Nebr. City passed away Feb. 9, 2018 at the Nebr. City Care and Rehab. Center.
She was born on Dec. 16, 1949 in Red Oak, IA and was the daughter of Robert Raymond Hanscom and JoAnn (Woods) Hanscon. She attended school in Red Oak, Corning, New Sharon and Nebr. City; graduating from the Nebr. City High School with the class of 1969.
Kathy worked at IGF Crop Insurance Company in Des Moines, IA for many years. She also worked at the former Pamida Store in Nebr. City. She enjoyed collecting Depression Glass, served on the NCHS Alumni Board, and volunteered many hours at the Red Cross Bloodmobile. She formerly was a member of the United Methodist Church and taught Sunday School, sang in the choir and served on the church board. Most recently, she attended First Christian Church in Nebr. City.
She is survived by a sister in law Cheryl Orr of Lincoln, NE; long-time friend Sue Rice (Roger) of Nebr. City; nieces and nephews: Nanci Kettler (John) of Lincoln, NE, Bob Kuhnel (Kate) of Lincoln, Jim Orr of Phoenix, AZ, Brian Orr (Cindy) of Red Oak, IA and Chris Orr of Kansas City, MO; five great nieces and nephews: Corey Ann Sheesley, Nate Kettler, Andrew, Courtney and Zachary Orr; other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father Robert R. Hanscom in 1983, her mother JoAnn Orr in 2014, step-father Lawrence “Bud” Orr in 1992, infant sister Linda Lee Hanscom and brothers: Robert Russell Orr, Lloyd Roy Orr and Larry Lee Orr.
Funeral Services will be held Friday (2/16) at 10:30 a.m. at Gude Mortuary with Rev, Michael Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery at Red Oak, IA.
Visitation is open Thursday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the mortuary.
Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com
Gude Mortuary in charge of funeral arrangements.