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Shirlee Orr

Shirlee passed away peacefully March 5, 2013 in Magna, Utah into the loving arms of her husband, Berkley and her Heavenly Father. Shirlee was born on January 7, 1933 in Ophir, Utah the second child to J. Arthur and Edith Mary Bryan Fields. Shirlee enjoyed her early years in Ophir making many friends. At the age of 9 her family moved to Tooele, UT where she attended Central Elementary, Toole Jr. High and Tooele High School. She graduated in 1951 with 12 years of perfect attendance. She completed one year at BYU. Shirlee was a lifelong member of the LDS Church, holding many callings over the years. She served a mission to the Northern States from 1957-1959. On August 14, 1964 Shirlee married the love of her life, Berkley Cooley Orr in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They made their home in Grantsville, UT. They were blessed with two beautiful children, Annalyn and Robert. Shirlee was a wonderful mother and wife. She was a wonderful cook, always making delicious rolls and candy. She loved children and spent most of her life caring for them in her home. Survived by her daughter, Annalyn Orr; sisters, Darlene Shields, Carol Jeanne (Bob) Harding, Bonny Lea (Ron) Robinson, and Betty Lou (Bob) Cox; sisters-in-law, Helen Boltz, Sharon Dean, and Helen Orr; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Berkley; son, Robert; parents; brother, J. Clair; sister-in-law, Evelyn Fields; and brother-in-law, Theron Shields.
Shirlee's family would like to thank Belinda and Bobbie of the Copper View Care Center for their loving care of our dear Shirlee.
Funeral services will be held 12 noon Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Grantsville 3rd Ward, 428 S. Hale St., where a viewing will be held Saturday 10-11:45 a.m. Interment: Grantsville Cemetery. Online condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com


Published in Salt Lake Tribune from Mar. 7 to Mar. 8, 2013
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