Ordean Holerud, 84, of Onslow, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at Manor Care in Dubuque, Iowa.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Wyoming Cemetery. A celebration of life will follow at the Zion American Lutheran Church in Wyoming, Iowa. Lahey and Dawson Funeral Service is caring for the family at this time.
Ordean served faithfully and honorably in the United States Marines. He worked at Vincent Metals for more than 30 years, and after retirement he worked for Hayden Funeral Homes. For two terms he served as the mayor of Onslow. He loved serving his country, community, God and everyone he came in contact with.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Shirley; children, Terry (Erin) Holerud, Susan (Bob) Gilley, Jeff (Melinda) Unger, Mark Holerud, Scott (Amy) Holerud, Steve Holerud and Tracy (Todd) White; stepchildren, Steve (Wanda) Bahnsen, Kevin Bahnsen and Brenda (Dennis Miller) Bahnsen; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Carol (Roland) Holt and Alvera (Steve) Hlavac; brother, Arlen (Bev) Holerud; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Myrtle; father, Marvin; and sister, Myrna.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family in his honor.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.laheys.com.