Charlene Orr

Charlene Orr, 86, died Feb. 21, 2014 in Morton, IL, sister of Warren Umbright and Marjorie Mandler (both predeceased), mother of Catherine L. Cowan (Edinburgh, Scotland), grandmother of Hanna and Layla. After growing up in Logan Square Chicago, Charl graduated from the University of Illinois (Champaign), where she was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority, and received a Masters in Library Science from National Louis University (Chicago). A long-time educator, Charl was an English teacher and librarian at Maine East and Maine South High Schools. Charl enjoyed art and music, and traveled often with her long-time friend, Karen Pflederer. Services and interment private. Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is assisting.

Funeral Home

Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - Washington
2075 Washington Road  Washington, IL 61571
(309) 745-5999

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Mar. 11, 2014