Patricia A. Orr, 82, of Watseka passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. She was born on September 21, 1935 in Watseka, the daughter of O. Henry and Helen (Ahlgren) Butzow. She married Rudolph L. Orr in Watseka on November 18, 1956 and he preceded her in death on January 27, 2012. In addition, she was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Bill, Dick, and Steve Butzow.
She is survived by two daughters, Judith (Jeff) Raymer of Sheldon and Susan (Mark) Hettinger of Watseka; one son, Roger (Jolene) Orr of Donovan; five grandchildren, Jake (Lacy) Raymer of Sheldon, Janet Raymer of Sheldon, Robyn (Andrew) Smith of Martinton, Kristyn Orr of Donovan, and Jodi (Ben) Thompson of Watseka; eight great grandchildren, Jordan, Jaxton, Sienna, Sophia, Konnor, Destani, Jessica, and Courtney; and one sister, Nancy (Gordon) Langellier of Watseka.
Mrs. Orr was an Iroquois-Concord Boosters 4-H leader and was also active with the Genealogical Society at the Old Court House Museum. She enjoyed helping her husband farm in the Watseka and Iroquois area for many years.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Rev. Wayne Meyer will officiate. Burial will follow at Prairie Dell Cemetery in Iroquois.
Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.
Memorials may be made to Iroquois County Genealogical Society or Iroquois County Historical Society.