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John B. Orlando
John B. Orlando age 86, Crivitz resident passed away March 31, 2014 at V.A. Hospital in Iron Mountain, MI.
He was born June 16, 1927 to the late Tony and Mary (Porfilio) Orlando in the Town of Stephenson. In 1950 he married the former Sharon Meyer in Chilton and she preceded him in death in 1999. He then married Marie (Johnson) Ricter in 2000. October of 1945 he served in the Army during WWII. John farmed in the Town of Stephenson and moved to Chilton in 1971 and was employed by the Town of Charlestown until retirement and moving to Crivitz where he was employed by Wausaukee Club for seasonal work.
He loved spending time with family and fellowship with the Church friends. He was known as Grandpa O or Grandpa John.
He is survived by his wife Marie and three daughters Linda (Don) Netzel of Crivitz, Bonnie (Steve) Kartheiser of Fond du Lac, and Sue (Dave) Cosentino of Athelstane, also daughter-in-law Patti Orlando of Appleton and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, two sisters Anne Katers and Stella Frontczak also three brothers Carl (Pat), Ralph (Pat) and Paul (Virginia) Orlando also sisters-in-laws, Vi Orlando, Lillian Orlando and Myra Orlando.
Preceded in death by his parents, wife Sharon, son John Jr. three brothers Art, Louis and Leonard and two sisters Josephine and Helen also three brothers-in-laws Walter Alpern, Al Frontczak and Orville Katers.
Friends called at the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz Friday, April 4, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Officiating Luther Raine, Erwin Hoest and Eric Nueske. Interment was in Forest Home Cemetery in Athelstane.
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