Orion Green

Jerseyville | Thursday, March 31 2016

Orion Fredric Green, 79, died at 4:40 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his family.  He was born November 26, 1936 in Veedersburg, Indiana the son of the late Orion W. and Louise A. (Burns) Green.  He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as well as the Navy Reserves, and was a member of Abundant Life Community Church in Alton.  He formerly owned and operated Midwest Window Systems Inc., worked for E. S. Edwards Contracting and was still working as an architectural window consultant.   On July 17, 1959 he married Barbara L. (Booten) and she preceded him in death on July 5, 2001.  On May 26, 2002 in Alton he married Alice (Fears) and she survives.  Also surviving are four daughters and one son;  Marcy  Mead (Virgil)  of Brighton, Lori Saunders (Bob) of Brighton, Amy Ackerman (Jeff) of Brighton, Renee Clymer of Litchfield and Larry Fry of New Smyrna Beach, FL, seventeen grandchildren; Chelsea Weber (T.J.), Courtney Fister (Jesse), Colleen Pippins (Josh), Andrew Saunders, Jacob Saunders, Alex Saunders, Mary, Jay, Brooke, and Breanna, Zachary Ackerman (Molly), Jeremy Ackerman, Cassidy Ackerman, Saydi Rempfer (Joel), Maria  Jimenez, Jeremy Signorino,  and Brandi Gorham (Gregory), twenty-two great grandchildren, three sisters; Judy Bull of Lakewood, Colorado, Gaynell Robbins of West Palm Beach, FL and Glenda McKee (Keith) of Cumming, GA.  He was preceded in death by one grandchild; Robert Baysden. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 4, 2016 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 with VFW Honors from VFW Post 1308 at Abundant Life Community Church in Alton with Reverend Roy Rhodes officiating.  Burial will be private.  Memorials may be made to Abundant Life Community Church.  Additional information and online guest book may be found at 

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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