On Monday, February 8, 2021, Orienne Oleta Koll, loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away at the age of 105 years and 10 months at her home. She was born on April 20, 1915 to Sam and Bertha Kerchevall in Moberly, Missouri.
She was united in marriage to Elmer Carl Koll on January 10, 1935, from this union 3 children were born.
Orienne is survived by a son, Richard and wife Jo Ann Koll, Lincoln, Missouri; two daughters, Joyce Moeller and husband Gene, Climax Springs, Missouri, Sandra Hoover and husband Joe, Bolivar, Missouri; 9 grandchildren, Rick (Annette) Koll, Rob (Dana) Koll, Pam (Richard) Fifer, Greg (Tresa) Boles, Lori (Rick) Young, Dana (Gary) Worley, Derek (Barrie Ann) Welborn, Deanna (Byron) Moore, Stacie (Ronnie) McNew; 23 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Elmer Koll on October 26, 2007; a grandson, Ryan, her six siblings and their spouses.
After retiring from farming, Elmer and Orienne spent many happy winters in Texas making many friends from around the country. She loved spending time with her family, fishing and playing games. Orienne was a long time member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church before moving to Bolivar to be near family.
Orienne was a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to many. She will be greatly missed by all.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with burial in the Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville.
Family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2021 at the funeral home.
Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, Pleasant Hill, Missouri.