Will Orndorff

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Orndorff, Will

Age 88, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 18, 2017.

He was born in El Paso, TX on March 20, 1929, to Lee and Alice (Davis) Orndorff. He graduated High School from New Mexico Military Institute in 1948. Will remained at NMMI for their college program and received an Associate of Arts Degree. He then went on to attend NMSU and the University of Texas where he received a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration. Ranching throughout his life and a love for the land, Will began ranching on the Cox Ranch near Las Cruces, NM. In 1949 Will acquired a ranch of his own in Bingham, NM where he resided ever since.

Will was a kind, generous and loving husband, brother, uncle and friend. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his loving wife of 65 years, Flo Jean Orndorff.

Will is survived by his nephews, Conrad (Joan) Hornak, Art (Elizabeth) Stafford Jr. and Miles (Jennifer) Hornak; nieces, Jouanna Stravlo, Shawana (Guy) Yarborough, Amy (Joe) Myrick, Terri (Burt) Richardson, Lois Molidor and Sherrie Hornak; great-niece, Kami Hornak; sister in laws, Wanda Price and Clara Stafford; and close dear friends, Eddie and Rose Rivera.

Visitation will be held at Daniels Family Funeral Services Chapel, 309 Garfield St., Socorro, NM on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 4PM - 6 PM. Interment will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:30PM at Evergreen Cemetery in El Paso, TX. T

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Will's care has been

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Daniels Family

Funeral Services

309 Garfield St

Socorro, NM 87801


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Daniels Family Funeral Services, Socorro Chapel
309 Garfield St.
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 835-1530
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Aug. 24, 2017
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