Hastings resident Orva L. Hartford, 90, passed away on July 19, 2022, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, NE.
Graveside Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. Book signing will be 1-4 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Glenvil Legion Auxillary or Good Samaritan Village in Hastings.
Orva was born April 16, 1932, in Esbon, KS to Anton and Bernice (Crosier) Lorence. She graduated from Esbon High School in 1950. Orva married Glen E. Hartford on October 24, 1954, in Esbon, KS. Orva and Glen first lived in Hastings then moved to Glenvil in 1966, where she lived until Glen’s passing in 2006. Orva lived in Hastings before she spent her final years at Good Samaritan Village.
Orva was a stay-at-home mom for many years and then worked for Good Samaritan where she retired after 15 years in 1993.
Orva was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Glen Hartford; grandson, Dusty Hartford; and siblings and spouses, Barbara Lorence, Robert Lorence, Gary & JaNeen Lorence, and Doyle & Wanda Lorence.
Sons & Spouses:
Bruce & Michelle Hartford
Douglas & Beth Hartford
Grandchildren & Spouse:
Lexington & Gage Owens
Nieces & Nephews