Gene P. Orendorff


Gene P. Orendorff

Gene P. Orendorff passed away suddenly on Nov. 27, 2004 in Austin, Texas.
He was born on Sept. 6, 1927 in Dixon, Iowa to Lee J. Orendorff and Bernice L. Bethel.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Wayne and LeRoy and sister, June.

Gene was a contractor in Iowa and Illinois until his retirement in 1995, when he reloc

ated to the Rio Grande Valley. Gene loved contracting, horses, hunting and Blue Grass music.

Gene is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary, his daughters: Teresa McLaughlin of Lockhart, Debra Salsberry and husband Don of Austin; grandchildren: Gina McLaughlin Groves and husband Edward of Freer, Texas, Clint and Ryan McLaughlin both of Lockhart, Tom Rathmann of Austin, Jeremy Salsberry and wife Kristy and their four children all of Bettendorf, Iowa. Brothers: Jerry and Roderick. Sisters: Jackie and Joyce.

Services celebrating Gene”s life will be private. Prayers in lieu of donations are appreciated.


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