Steven Lynn Orr, age 62, of St. Elmo, Illinois passed away at 7:14 a.m. Thursday, June 09, 2016 at home peacefully surrounded by his family.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 13, 2016 at St. Elmo Christian Church in St. Elmo, Illinois. Tom Fedrigon will be officiating. There will be a one-hour viewing prior to the service. Burial will be at Maplewood Cemetery in St. Elmo, Illinois. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the St. Elmo High School. Memorials may go to HSHS St. Anthony Hospice, Steven Orr Scholarship Fund or donor’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.pagelfuneralhome.com
Steven was born on August 25, 1953 in St. Elmo, Illinois, the son of Jack and Iris (Denton) Orr. He married Debbie Durbin on May 01, 1982 at the First Christian Church in St. Elmo, Illinois. He was a member of the St. Elmo Christian Church. He loved going to concerts, golfing, watching and coaching school sports, and spending time with family and friends. He was an avid Cardinal’s baseball fan. He taught at St. Elmo High school for 34 years and Dieterich High School for 6 years.
He is survived by his parents, Jack and Iris Orr of St. Elmo, Illinois; wife, Debbie Orr of St. Elmo, Illinois; brother, Sam Orr of Granite City, Illinois; sister, Sharon Buenker (husband Jeff) of Effingham, Illinois; two brothers-in-law, Gene Durbin (wife Vicki) of St. Elmo, Illinois and Mark Durbin (wife Jeannie) of Mason, Illinois; one sister-in-law, Brenda Moore (husband Vance) of Brownstown, Illinois; mother-n-law, Marie Durbin of St. Elmo, Illinois; three nephews, Josh Durbin (fiancé Jennifer) of Brownstown, Illinois, Justin Durbin of Altamont, Illinois and Joel Buenker of Effingham, Illinois; five nieces, Jeni Haslett (husband Toby) of St. Elmo, Illinois; Shelbi Durbin (fiancé Cody) of Mason, Illinois, Gabi Moore (boyfriend Curt) of Brownstown, Illinois, Reese Buenker of Effingham, Illinois and Quincy Buenker of Effingham, Illinois; three great nieces, Joslyn Durbin of Brownstown, Illinois, Aubree Durbin of Mason, Illinois, Parker Haslett of St. Elmo, Illinois, one baby Haslett on the way and his special companion, Gizzie.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Faye and C.L. Denton and Eva and James Orr and his father-in-law, Bill Durbin.