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Orra A. Vollmer, age 90, of Wauseon, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at the Fulton Manor nursing home in Wauseon. He was born on May 16, 1928, the son of the late Fred J. and Stella (Leitner) Vollmer. On July 16, 1949, he married his high school sweetheart, Doris Jean Rashley, and she preceded him in death on February 11, 2014.
Orra was a graduate of Wauseon High School and prior to his retirement, he worked at Toledo Edison for 40-plus years as a lineman. He was a veteran who served in the United States Marine Corp and whose service included deployment to Korea during the Korean War. Orra was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church in Wauseon where his participation included being a deacon and an elder. He was a 4-H advisory, a member of both the IBEW and NBEW, a member and past master of the Masonic Lodge, and a member of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite. Orra was also a lifetime member of both the American Legion and the Marine Corp League.
Orra is survived by his children, Doug (Karen) Vollmer and Kimberly (Burton, Jr.) Haviland; grandchildren, Jennifer (Sean) Clarke, Daniel (Nancy) Vollmer, Geoffrey (Jackie) Vollmer, and Desiree (Luke) Haviland; eight great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews – to include special niece Deb Villalovos. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, granddaughter, Shawna Haviland, great-grandson, Michael Vollmer; sisters, Pauline Gamble and Audrey Jeppesen; and brothers, Leroy Vollmer and an infant brother.
Funeral services for Orra will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the First Christian Church in Wauseon, with Pastor Michael Doerr, officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM, also at First Christian Church. Those wishing a monetary donation in Orra’s memory are asked to consider Sufficient Grace Ministries. Online condolences to the family may be offered at www.GrisierFH.com. The Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon has been honored with Orra’s care and arrangements.
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