Farm Animals 29

Orville Beuch

September 10, 1931 ~ July 15, 2019 (age 87)


Orville Beuch, age 87 of rural Henderson, passed away on July 15, 2019 at Mayo Hospital in New Prague.  Funeral service will be at 11a.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine.  Rev. Mark Johnson, officiating.  Visitation will be from 4-7p.m. on Friday at the Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine and continue one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday morning.  Interment with Military Honors will follow the luncheon in Brown Cemetery in Henderson.


Orville was born in Lydia on September 10, 1931 to Frank & Paulina (Zaudtke) Beuch, the youngest of six children.  On September 10, 1954 he married Ethel Lieske-9-10-1954


All he wanted to do was farm and he farmed since 1949 when he graduated from high school.  His farming was interrupted for military service 1954-1956 at Ft Sill, Oklahoma.  He raised registered Holsteins and enjoyed fishing, woodworking and auto racing.  Orville was a director and past president of the JRBrown historical society.  He was a regional director AMPI, director World Dairy Expo, ADA-Mn, DHIA & Holstein Ass'n.  Orville also worked for Lieske Genetics, Pillsbury-corn/pea pack employee, Highway Ag/Genesis & Conagra.


He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran in rural Arlington and St. John in Belle Plaine.  He loved music and sang in the choir, he also did solos and duets and taught Sunday school.  He was proud to have arranged and enjoyed the 50 year reunion of confirmands.


He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Melvin & Walter, sisters, Irma Grassman & Ella Tietz and brothers in law & sisters in law


Orville is survived by his wife, Ethel,

Children, Brett (Nickole) of Albertville,

Rand of Le Sueur,

Russ of Henderson,

Beth of Henderson,

Grandchildren, Random (Shandra) Snyder Beuch

Chosen Grandchildren, Joshua (Kyra) Snyder & Aaron Joseph Snyder

Sister, Bernice Hafermann

Sisters-in law, Lois Scherer, Carol (Lowell) Pogatchnik. Dorothy Peterson, Claire (Frank Shelton) Dulgar, Lorraine (Paul) Doring 

nieces and nephews, friends

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July 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kolden Funeral Home - Belle Plaine
219 N. Willow Street
Belle Plaine, MN 56011

Funeral Service
July 20, 2019

11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
148 S. Chestnut St.
Belle Plaine, MN 56011

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