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Obituary: Orchard, John E.

(Age 61)

John passed away on October 15, 2012 at Sacred Heart Medical Center.

He was born on November 18, 1950 in Colville, WA to Gordon and Ruby Orchard.

John grew up in Colville, WA.

On July 17, 1999 he married his wife Nancy.

John spent 35 years working as a cook and also volunteered as Santa Claus since 1991 at St. Aloysius Parrish, other parishes and private parties.

He truly loved Jesus and was loved by everyone, especially the homeless.

John was also a volunteer at the House of Charity.

John was preceded in death by his brother, Tom Orchard.

He is survived by his loving wife of 13 years Nancy Orchard, his nephew, Mark Orchard and his niece, Heather Orchard.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:00PM at Heritage.

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