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Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Monday August 26th, 2019
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Tuesday August 27th, 2019
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Arthur "Art" Joseph Orscheln

Arthur “Art” Joseph Orscheln, 76, of Loose Creek, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019, at SSM Health St. Mary’s in Jefferson City. 

Art was born August 28, 1942, in Loose Creek, a son to the late Joseph and Ida (Voss) Orscheln.

Art attended grade school at Immaculate Conception in Loose Creek. He was a 1960 graduate of Fatima High School.

On August 8, 1970, he was united in marriage to Linda Winkelman at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Meta.  She survives at their home.

Art was a carpenter for over 43 years. He worked for Al Backes Construction and Clifford Kliethermes Construction. In the early 1990’s, he and his son Eric founded A & E Orscheln Construction.  In addition, Art and Eric also farmed and raised cattle.

Art was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek where he served on the parish council and the building committee.  He was also a member of the Loose Creek Community Club. 

Art loved telling stories that were handed down from his Dad, other family members and friends.  He loved American History, especially the Civil War, the westward movement and World War II.  He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and camping with his family and friends. 

In addition to his spouse of 49 years, Art is survived by:  two daughters, Anne Luebbert of Bonnots Mill and Valerie Kempker and her husband James of Westphalia; daughter-in-law, Tricia Orscheln of Loose Creek; four brothers, Don Orscheln and his wife Phyllis of Linn, Harvey Orscheln and his wife Anne of Moberly, Larry Orscheln and his wife Rose of Bonnots Mill and Melvin Orscheln and his wife Janet of Loose Creek; three sisters, Mary Ellen Chambers and her husband Phil of Linn, Joan McKim and her husband Matt of Loose Creek and Betty Lansford of Linn; 6 grandchildren, Evan and Jorey Luebbert, Avery and Toren Orscheln, Gavin and Dominic Kempker; along with many nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: one son, Eric Orscheln.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Loose Creek with Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Fr. Callistus C. Okoroji as the celebrant.  Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Immaculate Conception Catholic School in Loose Creek. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)  www.mortonchapel.com

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Linda and Family,
You are all in our thoughts and prayers, now, and in the difficult days ahead. May God grant you His sweet comfort, his wonderful strength, and that perfect peace that He has promised those who keep their eyes on Him. You are truly being thought of and prayed for since I learned the news this evening. We are sorry we are not able to be with you tonight or tomorrow, but you will truly be in our prayers.

Martin and Georgia White; Richland, MO Aug 27 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Linda and family, We were so sorry to learn of the passing of your husband. In the painful, lonely days ahead, please be aware that many, many friends, family members`and retired teachers across Missouri will grieve with you to lighten your load. We send you our deepest condolences and all the positive thoughts and energy we can muster. Just know that you are loved. Fondest of regards and deepest of regrets for you, for those whom you and your husband loved and for all who loved him Veronica and John Hambacker

Veronica J. Hambacker Aug 27 2019 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

'Could it have been so long ago that we Lock and Orscheln kids would race to whomever's woods on Sunday after church? There we'd play, rules made up on the run, to follow our dogs as they chased rabbits or imagined bigger game? ...The days ended in our total collapse,then we walked back home, to a farmhouse dinner, then to bed, waiting for the next weekend, the next adventure. I have so many memories of my friend, Arthur Orscheln. RIP, old buddy.

Eugene Lock Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about your family member

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Expression of Sympathy Aug 24 2019 12:00 AM

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