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Deanna Rae Orwig

November 16, 1948 - October 3, 2021
From: SPENCER, IA
Deanna Rae Orwig

Deanna Rae Orwig

Born: November 16, 1948
Died: October 3, 2021
Age: 72

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     Deanna Rae Orwig, the daughter of Harold and Darlene (Wothuis) Herrin was born on November 16, 1948, in Spencer, Iowa. Her childhood years were spent in the Milford and Spencer, Iowa, areas where she attended school and graduated from Milford High School in 1967.

     Deanna married in 1967 and to this union one child was born, Shane. They later divorced. Deanna married Ervin Orwig on November 15, 1974, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer, Iowa. They made their home in Ruthven, Iowa, before moving to Spencer in 2012. Deanna worked as a crop insurance agent for the federal government starting in 1967. She later started her own crop insurance company, Orwig All Risk Crop Insurance with Ervin. She retired in 2013, but continued to work when needed.

     Deanna enjoyed traveling, visiting with friends and relatives and  spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of the National Crop Insurance Association and served as president for three years, she also served on the advisory committee, and was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.

     Deanna passed away on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at her home in Spencer, at the age of 72. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Darwin Herrin.

     Left to cherish her memory are husband, Ervin of Spencer, IA; 3 children, Shane (Brenda) Stukey of Ruthven, IA, Dena Vogts of Spencer, IA, and Kyle (Emilee) Orwig of Ruthven, IA; 10 grandchildren, Brecken, Noah, Tim, John, Eva, Ben, Evan, Braxton, Sutter, and Odin; one brother, Darrel (Chris) Herrin of Ankeny, IA; 2 sisters, Judy Forbes of Spirit Lake, IA, and Jolene Runkle of Spencer, IA; other relatives; and many friends.

SERVICES
Funeral services will take place 10:30 A.M., Friday, October 8, at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer.

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OFFICIATING
Pastor Perry DeGroot
CASKET BEARERS
Kevin Adolf
Mike Bryan
John Williams
Darrel Orwig
Steve Orwig
Wayne Wuebker

HONORARY CASKET BEARERS:
All of Deanna's Grandchildren
VISITATION
Visitation will take place Thursday, October 7, starting at 3:00 P.M., with family present from 5-8:00 P.M., at Hope Reformed Church in Spencer.
MUSIC
"Go Rest High On That Mountain"
"In The Garden"
"Rock Of Ages"
INTERMENT
Riverside Cemetery

Condolences

Friday, October 22, 2021 at 7:28 AM
“Sorry for your loss ”
- Tammy Rosacker
Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 7:35 AM
“So sorry to hear of Deanna's passing. Condolences from Michael and Patti Vance, Class of 1967,”
- Michael Vance
Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 2:39 PM
“Dear Erv and Family, We are sorry for your loss of Deanna. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Will miss seeing you both at dialysis and our conversations May God bless your family. Mike and Mary”
- Mike and Mary Monroe
Friday, October 8, 2021 at 5:27 PM
“Uncle Erv and family -
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Aunt Dee was a sweet, wonderful woman who will always live in our memories ♥️. ”
- Barbra Mutchler and family
Friday, October 8, 2021 at 8:32 AM
“So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady.”
- John and Ann Heiman
Friday, October 8, 2021 at 7:13 AM
“Erv and family, sorry for your loss, may happy memories be of comfort and peace in the days to come.”
- Marcia A Nemmers
Friday, October 8, 2021 at 7:13 AM
“She will live on in all the memories you all hold dear to your heart . Deepest sympathies. ”
- Dale and Bert Nelson
Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 4:30 PM
“I am so sorry to hear about Deanna. My dad, Lester Arndt, thoroughly enjoyed working with her at the crop insurance office. She will be greatly missed by her many friends and family. Deanna was a wonderful person.”
- Marcia Arndt Dahlquist
Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 4:30 PM
“Erv, Dena and families. I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
- Craig Poulsen
Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 4:30 PM
“Sympathy extended to you in your loss of Deanna. She and Orval became friends at the "Center". Sorry to hear she has passed...they are now friends again..”
- Roger and Darlene Hankey
Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 4:30 PM
“Erv and family,
We are sorry for your loss. Our condolences to you at this time.
- Brett & Mary Jo Smith
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 10:51 AM
“What a wonderful friend and business woman. I am privileged to have known her. She gave a very good fight all of these years. Prayers for her family.”
- Myra S Coover
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 8:07 AM
“So very sorry to hear that Dee died. Hugs to all of you. Dee was a very kind, gentle person. Always happy to see you. ”
- Maria Vogl
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 8:07 AM
“My sympathy to Ervin and the family.”
- Gayle Henrich
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 8:07 AM
“Erv and family; we are sorry to hear of Deanna’s passing. She was such a very nice person; always seemed so positive, and had the sweetest smile. ”
- Bob & Nira Rusk
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 8:07 AM
“Sorry to hear about Deanna, Our sympathy to the family,.”
- Jim @ Pat Hynes
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 8:07 AM
“Uncle Erv and family. I will always remember aunt Dee’s smile and her laugh. She had a great one and now she is smiling with Jesus. I am praying for all of you. ”
- Mark Bryan
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 5:39 PM
“To all of Deanna's family, I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. She was a very kind lady, and she was so loved by you all! Please know you are all in my prayers! ”
- Elizabeth Bohnenkamp
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 5:39 PM
“Erv and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Deanna and all of you worked so hard to overcome all of the health obstacles she was faced with. We know you surrounded her with love and support! May God hold you up with his love during these difficult days. ”
- Dennis and Barbara Schneider
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 3:30 PM
“Erv & family: So sorry for your loss. ”
- Pete & Rosemary Norgaard
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 1:22 PM
“Thinking of you, remember all the good times.
May she rest in peace.”
- Larry and Nancy Wolthuis
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 1:22 PM
“ERVIN, AND FAMILIES,
My condolences and prayers ARE WITH YOU.
~I'm Grateful for the memories of knowing Dee ...sweet times in my heart.
***May you all feel the Lord's Loving embrace of comfort.✝️***”
- Claudia Orwig
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 1:22 PM
“Erv and family, Linda
So sorry for your loss. Cherish the memories. Deanna and I go way back and I have many memories!”
- Kenneth Hunziker
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 10:04 AM
“Erv and family,
So sorry for your loss. May your memories help you thru this difficult time. Hugs to all of you.
Leon and Jo Stoermer”
- Leon and Jo Stoermer
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 10:04 AM
“I love you, my sweet sister Deanna. Rest In Peace💕”
- Judy Forbes
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