Orville E. Gregerson


November 14, 1933 - December 8, 2012

Orville was born in Badger, Minnesota (Northern). He was the third of fourteen children born to Gilmore and Alice Gregerson. When he turned 18, he joined the Army and was stationed in Germany from 1954 to 1956. He was very proud to have served his country.

He returned home and moved to Ortonville, Minn. where he met and married Dorothy Johnson. In 1965 the family moved to Washington. He worked for Rognlin’s Construction until 1982 where he enjoyed working construcion and running heavy equipment. He made many lifelong friends while living in Grays Harbor.

The last three years of Orville’s life he had the blessing of seeing his three grandchildren, Drake, Kylie and Kyndra Rademacher everyday. They were the joy of his life. He is survived by his daughters, Kathy (JD Keys) Gregerson, Karen (Tom Jr.) Hranac, Kelly (Tom) Rademacher; and 11 brothers and sisters. Orville was preceded in death by his daughter, Karla Gregerson.

A celebration of life is planned from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 10, 2013, at the Aberdeen Elks, 1712 S. Boone St., Aberdeen.