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January 3, 1929 — September 22, 2022

WASHINGTON TERRACE — Orville L Greathouse, 93, died Thursday, September 22, 2022 at his daughter’s home. He was born on January 3, 1929 in Oroville, California. He was the son of Myrtle Inez and Jerome Greathouse. He was raised and educated in Salt Lake City and resided in Ogden until his death. He was educated in Salt Lake County.

Orville married Marilyn Arnell on April 20, 1968 in Elko, Nevada.

He was a proud veteran of the Army Air Corps where he served as a Pararescue during the Korean conflict. He then served as a machinist at Hill Air Force Base where he retired.

He loved to fish and hunt. Painting and building or repairing things were his hobbies.

Orville is survived by his daughters, Lorrie Deragon (Mike Gardner), Debie (Rodney) Magoon and Julie Wolfe; son, Ricky W. Greathouse; son-in-law, David Stevenson; 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn Greathouse; mother, father and sister, June D Hanson and grandchild, Jeremy.

Funeral services will be Friday, September 30, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends can visit family Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and Friday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the morgue. Interment, Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd.

Condolences can be shared at: www.lindquistmortuary.com.



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