Louis Orban, Jr., 88, of Bethlehem, died Friday, January 8, 2021 at St. Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. He is the husband of Pauline Emma (Long) Orban. Louis was born in Bethlehem on March 10, 1932 to the late Louis Orban, Sr. & Anna (Szoke) Horne. He was a millwright/machinist at the former Bethlehem Steel for many years until retirement. He had also owned and operated a service station.Louis was an accomplished furniture maker and wood crafter. He is/was a member of: St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, H. Stanley Goodwin Lodge #648 F&AM, Bethlehem and the MORA Club, Bethlehem.
SURVIVORS: In addition to his loving wife of 70 years; daughters: Donna L. Heidecker of Orwigsburg, Rosann E. (Edward L.) Manson of Hamburg, Joan M. (Michael F.) Richards of Fleetwood, Nancy A. (Todd A.) Seifert of Bethlehem, brothers: Louis Donoso of Bethlehem and George Horne of North Carolina; grandchildren: Jennifer, Joel, Thomas, Leah & Matthew; great grandchildren: Jonah, Sawyer, Holden, Hannah, Grace, Emily & William, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings: Elsie Smith, Frank Donoso, Betty Sinkus, Dorothy Schleppy, Thomas Schleppy, Robert Horne, adopting mother: Rose Schleppy; grandson: Jacob Richards. ?
SERVICE: To be announced by the Heintzelman Funeral Home, Inc. Hellertown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at: www.heintzelmancares.com.
CONTRIBUTIONS:In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 E. Juniata Street Allentown, PA 18103.
Published in Morning Call on Jan. 13, 2021.