Jeanette Orvis(1936 - 2018)

Jeanette E. Orvis, of Valley Center, went to be with the Lord on Thursday (Aug. 23, 2018) after a courageous battle with illness. Jeanette was born Sept. 5, 1936, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Nelson and Edith Dick. Jeanette was a retired secretary for the Valley Center School System – where she served for 30 years.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her first husband, Ted Anderson, in 1987 and her second husband, Richard Orvis, in 2003; two stepsons, Lowell Orvis and David Orvis; and one daughter-in-law, Linda Orvis.

She is survived by her son, David Anderson (Noreen); daughter, Debbi Dozier; stepsons, Terry Orvis (Cindy) and Donald Orvis; brothers-in-law, Richard Anderson (Doris) and David Hinman (Jeannette); sister-in-law, Gail Drake (Mike); eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday (Aug. 27, 2018) at Petersen Family Funeral Home on 215 N. Main St. in Newton, followed by a graveside service at 1 p.m. at Resthaven Cemetery – near the arch. There will be a viewing service from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday (Aug. 26, 2018), with family available from 3 to 5 p.m.

A special thank you to Asbury Park and Good Shepherd Hospice for their special care and compassion for Jeanette.

Funeral Home

Petersen Family Funeral Home - Newton
215 N. Main Newton, KS 67114
316-283-2525

Published in The Kansan on Aug. 25, 2018