Date of BirthMay 18, 1940

Neal A. VanOrden Obituary

Date of BirthMay 18, 1940

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Date of PassingApril 03, 2015

Neal A. VanOrden Obituary

from , Utah, United States

Date of BirthMay 18, 1940

Neal A. VanOrden Obituary

Date of BirthMay 18, 1940

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Date of PassingApril 03, 2015

Neal A. VanOrden Obituary

from , Utah, United States


Neal A. VanOrdenLewiston, Utah - Neal A. VanOrden, 74, passed away Friday, April 3, 2015 at Logan Regional Hospital in Logan, Utah. He was born on May 18, 1940 to Ervin "Nip" VanOrden and Venna Allen.Neal loved to farm and kept a garden each year. He was proud of the harvest and often made salsa to share with family and friends. An enthusiastic story teller, he could be found sharing tales from the local taverns and pool hall to his own front yard where friends and family often gathered to share in the good times and love and laughter. Neal was raised in Lewiston, Utah and graduated from North Cache High School. He attended USU for one year after high school. In 1960 he married his first wife, Ronda Jones. They were blessed with four children. Neal and Ronda later divorced and he later married Marjean N. Hirst Nilson. He worked for Cub River Irrigation the last years of his life and spent his spare time enjoying life.He is survived by his wife Marjean, of Lewiston, his children Michael J. of Fairveiw, Idaho; Brad D. "Bubba" of Fairview, Nannette (Yancy) Larsen, of Fairview, and Wayne L. (Leslie) VanOrden of Fairveiw; and Ashley V. (Shannon) Chastain, of Corinth, MS; 17 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He is also survived by his step children Traci Nilson (Warner Macbeth) Bret Nilson and Jody Nilson, and his sisters Donna (Rod) Dahle, Diane (Claire) Jorgensen, and Elaine D. Barton. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Sue and a brother Allen.Here's to your next "HooRah" Dad and we'll "Keep Smiling" until we see you again.Graveside services will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the Lewiston Cemetery. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, April 8 from 6-8 p.m. at Webb Funeral Home, 1005 S. 800 East in Preston. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.webbmortuary.com.

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