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Earlene Orrick

August 20, 1936 — October 14, 2022


Earlene Jane Orrick, 86, of Buchanan, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2022 in her home with her family by her side.

Jane was born on August 20, 1936 in Michigan City, IN to the late Earl and Norma (Flotow) Bivins.

In February 1959 she married Willard Orrick with whom she celebrated an amazing 63 years of marriage.

Jane is survived by her husband, Willard and their daughters, Melodie (Tom) Wilson of Buchanan, Pamela (Roy) Jordan of Niles and Vickie (Greg) Mitchell of Niles, six grandchildren and five great- grandchildren.

Jane enjoyed the outdoors. She and Willard enjoyed traveling and camping together in their RV. She also enjoyed going shopping. Jane’s dearest love was her family. Being with them was time she always cherished.

A Graveside service will be held for Jane on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 3pm at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.

Arrangements have been made at Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home, 615 E. Main St. Niles.

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