Obituary of Orville Ronald Histed
Orville Ronald Histed, 84, of Essexville, formerly of Munger, our caring, loving, and hardworking husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away peacefully on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Bay Medical Care Facility. Orville was born in Munger on May 18, 1933, the son of the late Franklin and Mae Histed. He proudly served in the U.S. Army and the Michigan National Guard. While in school, he met the former Dorothy Allen. They dated, fell in love, and were united in marriage on June 18, 1955. He will forever be remembered for his love of farming and snowmobiling, deer hunting, fishing, and working at Stockmeyer Farms in his later years. He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of sixty-two years, Dorothy and their son, Bryan (Janis) Histed. He was the loving grandfather of Sadie (Richard) Pelton and Stephanie Histed. Orville’s memory will live on in the hearts of his great-grandchildren, Stormy and Kane Pelton and Elyse and Kaiden LaFramboise, along with Ruth Bentley and special friend, Nick Stockmeyer and family. In addition to his parents, Orville was preceded in death by his grandson, A.J. Histed. Private arrangements have been entrusted to Skorupski’s. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.