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Bertha Louise (Johnson) OrrMay 11, 1945 ~ November 8, 2019 (age 74)
Bertha Louise Orr, daughter of Bill and Dorothy Cooley (Johnson), was born on May
11, 1945, in Shattuck, OK. She passed from this life on November 8, 2019, at the
Shattuck Nursing Center, at the age of 74.
Bertha Louise, known by most as Louise and often lovingly called, Bert or Weezy by
friends and family. She grew up on the family farm north of Shattuck.
Louise met Richard Monroe Orr and married him on her 16th Birthday, May 11, 1961.
To this union 3 children were born, Loy, Kevin and LaDonna. She was a home maker a
lot of her married life, as the family traveled where Richard was stationed in the Military.
They lived many places from 1962-1978 such as Germany, Ft. Hood, TX. Ft
Leonardwood, MI, Ft Benning, GA, Aberdeen, MA and Abilene, Tx. During this time
Louise found the time from raising a family to complete her education and continue on to
become a nurse. In 1978 Richard retired form the military and they move home to
Shattuck where they opened and ran R and L. Pinball World, serving pizza and
Louise was a member of First Christian Church in Shattuck. She loved her many
animals over the years, large and small. She loved gardening and being outside!
She enjoyed fishing and camping as well, when she couldn’t be outside, she really loved
Louise was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard, one son Kevin, her
Billy and brother – law Gordon Elmore.
She is survived by her sister Betty Elmore of Shattuck, one son, Loy Orr and wife
Darla of Shattuck, her daughter LaDonna Lipner of Shattuck, Grandchildren Christina
Franks, Brandon Orr, Chris Franks, Keith Orr, James Orr, Beverly Rankin and husband
Jeremy and Rialey Gaddis, 5 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of other family and friends.
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