Janis B. Orr, 79
Janis B. Orr, 79, of Allegan went to her glorious heavenly home on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Janis was born July 14, 1935, in Ashley, the daughter of the late Clyde and Verna (Collins) Miller.
Janis graduated from Allegan High School, Class of 1953, and attended Wheaton College in Illinois. She had many pleasures in life, including road trips across this beautiful country, meeting friends along the way and family vacations in Florida. She enjoyed being a beautician at the Vanity Beauty Shop, knitting, family gatherings and her bridge club.
Surviving are her husband Dale; five children, Kathy and Joe DeGrandchamp, Brenda and Phillip Johnson, Abby and Jeremy Fogg, Travis and Amy Orr and Trevor and Nadene Orr; 15 grandchildren, Bret and Gabriela, Brianne and Raul, Katelyn, Alyssa and Kyle, Molly, Joseph, Jamison, Trevor, Lauren, Emily, Meredith, Parker, Sawyer, Miller and Archer; three great-grandchildren, Sebastian, Benjamin and Micaela; her two sisters-in-law, Betty and Reva Miller; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son Dale Orr Jr. and his wife Marilyn; her three brothers, Gene, John and Jack Miller and his wife Phyllis; and her sister Joan Johnson and her husband Emery.
A celebration of Janis' life will be Sunday, June 28, at 4 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 323 Cutler St., Allegan, MI 49010. Pastor H. Jack Miller Jr. will officiate. Private interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery.
Janis treasured her large family and many friends. She will be missed beyond words but know that she will be welcomed by all who loved her, along with our heavenly Father. We will see you again, Janis, mom, grandma.
Memorials may be made to Faith Hospice, 2100 Raybrook SE, STE 300, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 or Wings of Hope Hospice, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI 49010.
Arrangements are being provided by Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com.