In memory of
Donald R. Ordes
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In memory of
Donald R. Ordes
Donald R. Ordes, age 89, of Casper, passed away October 8, 2019 surrounded by his family. Don was born December 18, 1929 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Vincent and Josephine (Militello) Ordes. He was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1947 and served valiantly during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1952. He was employed as a supervisor at Kaiser Aluminum in Louisiana for 30 years before retiring in 1982. Shortly after retirement, he relocated to Casper, Wyoming. Don was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He was also a board member of NOWCAP. He was an avid hunter, weight lifter, and a former arm wrestling champion. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Hazel Ordes, sons Thomas, Wayne and Conrad Ordes, 4 grandchildren, Mindy, Kelly, Ashley, and Nicole, 2 great-grandchildren, James and Sophia. The family will receive guests Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 9:00 am until 11:30 am at Newcomer Casper Chapel. A Funeral Mass will begin at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with interment and military honors to follow at Highland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to NOWCAP in Don's memory. To leave a special message for Don's family, please visit www.NewcomerCasper.com
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Casper, WY 82601
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In memory of
Donald R. Ordes
Donald R. Ordes, age 89, of Casper, passed away October 8, 2019 surrounded by his family. Don was born December 18, 1929 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Vincent and Josephine (Militello) Ordes. He was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1947 and served valiantly during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1952. He was employed as a supervisor at Kaiser Aluminum in Louisiana for 30 years before retiring in 1982. Shortly after retirement, he relocated to Casper, Wyoming. Don was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He was also a board member of NOWCAP. He was an avid hunter, weight lifter, and a former arm wrestling champion. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Hazel Ordes, sons Thomas, Wayne and Conrad Ordes, 4 grandchildren, Mindy, Kelly, Ashley, and Nicole, 2 great-grandchildren, James and Sophia. The family will receive guests Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 9:00 am until 11:30 am at Newcomer Casper Chapel. A Funeral Mass will begin at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with interment and military honors to follow at Highland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to NOWCAP in Don's memory. To leave a special message for Don's family, please visit www.NewcomerCasper.com
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Services Provided By
Newcomer Family Funeral Home
710 E. 2nd Street
Casper, WY 82601
Past Services ╲╱
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