Orville Henry Jaekel, 90, of Maiden, N.C. died Feb. 17, 2013 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
He was born May 22, 1922, the son of the late Walter Gust Jaekel and Mary Neske Jaekel. For 35 years, he worked for Oak Grove Dairy in Norwood, Minn.
He is survived by a daughter, Linda Kay Freeland of Fernly, Nev.; a son, Thomas Henry Jaekel of Maiden; a sister, Marcella Reike of Waconia, Minn.; a brother, Waldo Jaekel of Waconia, Minn. and four grandchildren, Kim, Matt, Todd and Tamera.
A celebration of Orville’s life will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at First Christian Church of Newton, N.C. with Pastor Alan Watson officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Jaekel family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton.