Mildred J. Orr

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Mildred J. Orr, 94, of Eaton, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Vancrest Healthcare Center in Eaton.

Mildred was born on June 12, 1918 in Dixon Township, Preble County, daughter of the late Lester L. & Rose Ellen (Paullin) Dunlap. She was a 1936 graduate of Dixon Township High School, attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and taught at Fairhaven Elementary School in Fairhaven, for two years. Mildred was a life-long member of the Concord United Church of Christ where she served as a deaconess and was a member of the choir and Women's Fellowship.

In addition to her parents, Mildred is preceded in death by her brother, Paul L. Dunlap in 2008 and her sisters, Alice Marguerite Mikesell-Ott in 2006 and Genevieve E. Elleman in 2008.

She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Myron B. Orr; daughter and son-in-law, Darlene Joyce and Charles Edward Semler of Chandler, Arizona and son and daughter-in-law, Donald Dean and Barbara Jane Orr of Eaton; grandchildren, David Charles(Colleen) Semler of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Douglas Cary( Jamie) Semler of Leesburg, Virginia, Steven Donald (Dawn) Orr of Eaton and Linda Jane and (Craig) Farrell of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; sister-in-law, Ruth Dunlap of Richmond, Indiana; brother-in-law, Robert Ott of Eaton; thirteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; nieces and nephews.

Funeral Sservice were held on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Concord United Church of Christ, 2225 Concord-Fairhaven Rd, Eaton, with Rev. Richard VanTine and Rev. James Sizelove officiating. Interment was in Concord Cemetery across from the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Concord United Church of Christ, c/o Donald Orr, 3120 Toney-Lybrook Rd., Eaton, OH 45320 or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave, Dayton, Ohio 45420. Condolences may be sent to the family via the website at

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