A celebration of life for Sandra S. (Brewer) Orr, 67, of Washington, will be held Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 10:30 am at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington with Chaplain Donald Combs officiating. Burial will follow at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 14 from noon – 7 pm at the Beatty Funeral Home with the family present from 5 – 7 pm. A memorial fund has been established for Hospice of Compassus and the American Cancer Society. Sandra Orr died Friday, June 10 at Pearl Valley Rehabilitation Center due to a lengthy illness.
Sandra Sue (Brewer) Orr was born March 24, 1949, in Fairfield, Iowa, the daughter of Kenneth and Louise (Conover) Brewer. She attended Fairfield High School where she met her husband William Clarence Orr, they were married in 1967. Sandra worked at the Halycon House for 30 years and was a Girl Scout leader for many years. She enjoyed going to the family cabin in Columbus Junction, and baking, making candy, crafting and other activities.
Survivors include her husband Bill of Washington, two children: Timothy (Traci) Orr of San Antonio, TX, Tammy Vasquez of Washington, ten grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Preceding Sandra in death were her parents, her brother Jerry Hendricks, son-in-law Ruben Vasquez, and one grandson, Kyle Vasquez.