Orene Anna Waid

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Orene Anna Waid was born October 9, 1926, on a farm near Purdy, Missouri. She was the youngest of six children born to Amelia and A.G. Casper. She married U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Richard H. Waid January 2, 1966, and they enjoyed almost 43 years together. Richard went to be with the Lord on November 6, 2008.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings: sister, Meta Casper Rupp and brothers, Carl, Norman, Emmett and Willard Casper. She is survived by three stepdaughters, Patricia Jones, Penny Waid and Pamela Sandefer, as well as stepson, Randy Sandefer; four grandsons; one granddaughter; six great-grandsons; and three great-granddaughters.

Orene was peacefully called to glory at home on November 3, 2016, and was laid to rest next to Richard in the columbarium of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Prescott, Arizona.