Orva E. Payne age 80 of Prairie du Chien passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. She was born December 28, 1933 in Seneca, WI the daughter of William and Elnora (Tyrer) Payne. Orva worked for many years as a waitress in Madsion, WI. She is survived by her sisters, Elaine Gaston of Waterloo, IA, Delena Spink of Stoughton, WI and Norma (Donald) Richmond of Oregon, WI, her brothers, Wayne Payne of Livingston, WI and Stephen (Connie) Payne of Pine, CO along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Vilas and Arley, her sisters, Nola Jean and Lorraine, brothers in law, Donald Gaston and Louie Spink along with a sister in law Janet Payne.
A memorial service will be Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel in Prairie du Chien, WI with Rev. Joel Oines officiating. Interment will be later in the Whitaker Cemetery in Bell Center, WI. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. www.garrityfuneralhome.com