Orin W. Wirt

July 18, 1925February 19, 2014

Orin Walter Wirt Holt, Michigan Orin Walter Wirt, 88, of Holt, Michigan passed away February 19, 2014. Orin was born July 18, 1925 in Lansing, Michigan to the late Harold and Cordelia (Taggart) Wirt. He retired from GM after 45 years of service. He also served in the U.S. Navy. Orin was known for his wonderful sense of humor, as well as his dedication to his work. He loved his family and was a faithful member of the Nazarene Church. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Orin was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nell, in 2003; brothers, Russell, Garland, Noble, and his twin, Orie; and sister, Ilah. Surviving to cherish his memory are his children: Sheila (George) Balmer, Tim (Lori) Wirt, and Marcia (Daryl) Gritzmaker; eight grandchildren; and sixteen great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Monday, February 24, 2014 at 12:00 Noon at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912. The family will receive friends for visitation one hour prior to the service at the Lansing Chapel. The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at


  • Funeral Service Monday, February 24, 2014
  • Visitation Monday, February 24, 2014

Orin W. Wirt

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Lori (daughter in-law) Wirt

February 25, 2014

He Loved his God and his Family. Orin is
at peace now with Nell by his side. They
will be in my heart always.

Dell & Kay

February 23, 2014

Sheila & Marsha, we pray for comfort for you both in the loss of your father. He was a very nice Christian man with a good sense of humor. The baton has now been passed on to you....carry it well. With love,

Gary L Girvin

February 23, 2014

Sheila, My condolences to you and your family for your loss.I haven't seen or talked to you since you moved away in 1957. Gary

Dave & Linda Smith

February 23, 2014

So sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs being sent your way. R.I.P. Orin !

peggy ann miller (wirt)

February 22, 2014

they can all be together now in heaven,

Debbie Warren

February 21, 2014

Rest In Peace Uncle Orin.