She was born November 17, 1918 in Waupaca, WI, daughter of Thomas and Clara (Anderson) Orr. On September 20, 1940, Jean married Perry W. Abrahamson at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church in Waupaca and together they shared 72 years of marriage before his passing on September 13, 2011. She will be deeply missed by all of her loving family and friends.
Jean is survived by: daughter, Pat (Eugene) Engebretson of Waupaca, WI; grandchildren, Julie (Steven) Motiff of Waupaca, WI; Michael (Amy) Engebretson of Waupaca, WI; great-grandchildren: Ryan (Rachel) Giefer, Jordan Giefer, Taylor Giefer, Alyssa Engebretson, Elias Engebretson, and Grant Engebretson all of Waupaca, WI; and a sister, Helen Stevens of Waupaca, WI. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Clara Orr; her husband, Perry Abrahamson; an infant daughter, Mary; a granddaughter, Mary DuFrane; and four brothers, Gerald, Daniel, Ward, and Thomas Orr.
A Funeral Service will be on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of Waupaca, WI. Reverend Ron Siemers will officiate. A visitation will be held on Monday from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will be at Lakeside Memorial Park in Waupaca. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the charity of your choice. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.