Earl William Orr

Benson, Minnesota

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My sympathy to the Orr family. Mr. Orr was a remarkable teacher. Because of his advanced biology class, my college freshman biology class at Concordia was easier. I remember his smiles and his patience.

Sept 2016, Larry & Mr Orr

It was so enjoyable talking with him in Sept 2016, he seemed just the same, memory so sharp. He will be missed.

Deepest Sympathy to you all. What a great person Earl was great teacher always friendly I don't think he had a mean bone in his body got to know him while working at Scofield always a great outlook on life he will be deeply missed by many.

Mr. Orr was definately one of my favorite teachers at Benson High. He made Biology a very interesting class. I am saddened to hear of his loss. Bless his memory.

One of my favorite teachers. Our sympathies to you all

Earl was my favorite teacher, and had a tremendous effect on my life. I had a nice visit with him last summer.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Dan and your family.

I am saddened to learn that Bill has died. I loved Biology and he was one of my favorite teacher's in the entire High School. Condolences to his entire extended family, he will be missed.

I always loved biology and Bill Created a good part of that interest. He was a good colleague to my father teachers who were smart and really liked both kids and their subject matter. I'll never forget the lesson of compassion Bill taught when a bird flew into our classroom window and was hurt beyond recovery. Bill went and got and brought it to our classroom where he gently euthanized it while holding it. His gentle understanding of what was necessary and his sharing such with us was a life...


Earl's Obituary

     Earl “Bill” Orr, age 94, died on Friday, November 10, 2017, at Gabriel House in Murdock, Minnesota. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 14, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson.  Visitation will continue from 2 -3 p.m., followed by the Mass of...

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