Nancy V. Orr

Jan 24, 2020
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Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at the Locke Funeral Home in Waterloo, with Jerry Jennings and Robert Orr, officiating.


Friends may call for visitation from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020, at the Locke Funeral Home in Waterloo.


2:00pm Mt. Hope Cemetery, Independence, Iowa 



Nancy V. Orr, 84 years old, of Waterloo, formerly of Independence, died on Friday, January 24, 2020, at MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center. She was born on January 28, 1935, in Waterloo, daughter of Clifford J. and LaVelle C. Smith. She graduated from Waterloo West High School with the Class of 1953.

On August 26, 1955, Nancy Velle Smith and J. Richard Orr were married at the Waterloo Gospel Hall in Waterloo. Richard died on March 8, 2013. Nancy was a daycare provider for many years and a homemaker in her own home. She attended Waterloo Gospel Hall and was born again August 19, 1951.

Nancy is survived by her son, John (Beth) Orr‚ East Troy‚ WI; daughter, Julie (David) Harbaugh‚ Waterloo; daughter, Becky (Butch) Peyton‚ Independence; and a daughter-in-law, Wendy Sillekens, Helden, Netherlands. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Judy (Rod) Kampman, Cedar Falls.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and daughter, Cindy Orr.

Casket Bearers will be Kent Orr, Kevin Orr, Eric Harbaugh, Nick Peyton, Ryan Peyton, Jason Frazier, and Lee Stenerson

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  1. Rochelle Dolan | Jan 27, 2020
    Julie, David, and Eric I send you all my deep sympathies on the loss of your dear mother.  As Dr. Bealka always said, "The death of your mother is a very special thing."  I pray for the Holy Spirit to dwell deeply within your grieving souls.  Rochelle Dolan
  2. Terrie Olsson | Jan 27, 2020
    Sorry for your loss Judy.  Rick knew your sister and I know he would have been so very sad at this news.  I'm sure he was glad to meet her at the gates. 
  3. Bud & Joan Gustafson | Jan 26, 2020
    Our sincere sympathy to all the family.  We will cherish the memories of good times spent with Nancy.
  4. Becky Jo | Jan 26, 2020
    Sending you all my love, sympathy and deepest condolences. Nancy will be missed as a mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and friend. She is with her dear Richard once again! 
  5. Wim Sillekens | Jan 25, 2020

    "Saying goodbye is the start of a great memory"

    Our sympathy in your loss of Nancy/Grandma.


    Wim and An Sillekens

  6. Todd | Jan 25, 2020

    Our father, Gerald Smith(Nancy’s uncle—her dad Clifford’s brother) and our mom Dorothy made sure we visited our Iowa family every year.  What fond and everlasting memories we have.  I remember being at Nancy and Richards wedding.  I was not quite 6 yrs. old.

    We echo Judy’s appreciation for our wonderful family and  send our sincere sympathy in your loss.

     (Steve, Todd and Kent Smith)


  7. Judy | Jan 25, 2020
    Warm love and sympathy to our great family...just know she loved you all so very much..I treasured her as my sister..lets all keep close and loving each other in her honor..hugs to her kids from their aunt and uncle

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