Wilda J Orvis

October 5, 1914November 2, 2018

Wilda June Orvis, 104, passed away on November 2, 2018, in Grand Junction, CO. She was born October 5, 1914, to Mattie and Mike Tracy in Grand Junction, CO. Wilda grew up in Grand Junction and graduated from Grand Junction High School in 1932. She married Glen E. Orvis in her parent’s yard in Grand Junction, CO, on May 25, 1941. Glen passed away on April 17, 2007. Wilda read her Bible through more than 39 times, and loved missions and missionary work. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. She also enjoyed cooking, and entertaining family and friends, especially 4th of July picnics. She loved her yard, garden, peonies, canning fruits and vegetables, crocheting, quilting, and handwork. She is survived by her son, Richard Edward Orvis of Grand Junction, CO. She is preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Mattie; sisters, LaVernie Oyres, Irene Schneider, and Evelyn Carpenter; and spouse, Glen Orvis. A Graveside service will be held at 2PM on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Odd Fellow Plot. Memorial contributions can be made to the March of Dimes.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, November 8, 2018

Wilda J Orvis

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