Orland L. Steinmetz, Sr., age 64 of LaFarge, died Thursday, June 14, 2012 at his home. He was born on February 16, 1948 to Donovan and Merle (Perkins) Steinmetz. He graduated from LaFarge High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corps., serving two tours in Vietnam. He was married to Judie Ann (Gudgeon) and she preceded him in death on May 6, 2010. He is survived by his children: Julie (Steve) Greenland, Dawn (David) Haakenson, Suzanne (Chet) Wilson, Orland Steinmetz Jr.; grandchildren: Justin & Jordan Greenland, Ashley (Tom) Brudos, Chase Haakenson, Chelsey, Devin, Bryan, Morgan, Zander and Natalie Wilson, and Brennon Steinmetz; great-grandchildren, Emily and Logan Brudos; four siblings: Merlin (Deanna) Steinmetz, Delores (Jim) Haugh, Mike (Sue) Steinmetz, Marj (Tom) Strait; one brother-in-law, Bob (Brenda) Gudgeon; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by mother and father-in-law, Ray and Becky Gudgeon; three siblings: Frank and two infant brothers.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 18, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the LaFarge Free Methodist Church. Pastor Mark Phillips will officiate with military rites to follow. Friends may call at the church on Monday after 12 noon.
In lieu of flowers or plants, memorial are preferred.
The Vosseteig Funeral Home of Westby is serving the family.
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