Orlen Stark

Obituary of Orlen Stark

Please share a memory of Orlen to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.
West Liberty, Iowa Orlen Ray Stark Sr, 79, of West Liberty, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at the Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty. Orlen was born in Stockton, Iowa on January 8, 1929 the son of Raymond and Valara Paustia Stark. He graduated from Atalissa High School in 1948. Orlen went on to serve in the Army during the Korean Conflict where he earned the Purple Heart. He was united in marriage to Rachel W. Viegut on August 13, 1966 in Muscatine. They farmed near Atalissa for 12 years before moving to West Liberty. Orlen was employed by Louis Rich Foods until his retirement. Orlen was a member of the Cedar Valley United Methodist Church. He and Rachel enjoyed attending dances at the Col Ballroom in Davenport, Iowa, as well as playing cards and bingo. He is survived by a son: Orlen (Angie) Stark Jr., of West Liberty and a daughter: Charlene (Brian) Roszell of West Liberty, and 4 grandsons: Brandon, Raymond, Jeremy and Joshua. He is also survived by a brother: Arlo Dean (Marilyn) Stark of Eldridge, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his wife: Rachel in 2001.


5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, April 24, 2008
Henderson-Barker Funeral Home
205 E. Third Street
West Liberty, Iowa, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 pm
Friday, April 25, 2008
Cedar Valley United Methodist Church
1791 155th Street
West Liberty, Iowa, United States
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Orlen Stark

In Loving Memory

Orlen Stark

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Share Your Memory of