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Orla J. Troyer

Orla J. Troyer


Orla J. Troyer, 74, of Murphysboro, IL; born on March 4, 1945 in LaGrange, IN; passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Joas and Mary Troyer. Seven brothers and four sisters. One granddaughter. One great grandson.

Orla is survived by his loving wife – Barbara Sue, nee Bender, Troyer whom he married on April 25, 1963 in Nappanee, IN. Eight children – Joas Eugene (Vera) Troyer of Carbondale, IL; Donna Sue (William) Coblentz of Mays Lick, KY; Carolyn Marie (Gerald) Knepp of St. Paul, IN; Rose Ellen (Joseph) Coblentz of Mays Lick, KY; Esther Arlene (Daniel) Hershberger of Murphysboro, IL; Ruby Jean (Eli) Schwartz of Mays Lick, KY; Daniel Ray (Linda) Troyer of Crofton, KY; Orla (Sheryl) Troyer, JR. of Townville, PA. Fourty-two grandchildren, Fifty-five great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Visitation: Friends may call at Carbondale Amish Church located at 558 Springdale in Murphysboro, IL on Monday, September 30, 2019 from 10:00am to 8:00pm.

Funeral: Services will be held at Carbondale Amish Church on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 9:30am with Bishop Warren Yoder officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at Carbondale Amish Church Cemetery in Murphysboro, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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