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William Orban

July 2, 1934 — March 17, 2023

William Orban

William "Bill" Orban was born on July 2, 1934, to John and Sarah Orban in Detroit, Michigan. Bill entered his eternal Home on March 17, 2023.
Bill graduated from High School and College in Detroit. He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and worked in electronics in Korea, Rhode Island, etc. After serving in the Air Force, he worked as an Automotive Designor at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan for 30 years.
He married his second wife, Mary Ann, in October 1983, in Dearborn, Michigan. In the 1990's Bill was Vice-President of the Fairlane Music Guild. Bill was President of the Dearborn Rock and Mineral Club for two years in the 1990's. He won first prize at the Annual Gem and Mineral Show in Houghton, Michigan, for his great exhibit.
Bill became a Catholic at the Easter Vigil in 1999. In their retirement, Bill and Mary Ann moved to Prescott, AZ in November 2001. Bill worked with their architect in designing their new home in 2002. They greatly enjoyed extensive traveling in the U.S. and abroad.
In Prescott, Bill volunteered at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and voluntarily worked with three different curators in designing and building new exhibits at the, then named, Smoki-Museum.
Bill was predeceased by his parents four brothers and a nephew and niece. He will be sorely missed by his beloved wife, Mary Ann, two nephews, and many great nieces and great nephews.

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Funeral Mass

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain (no DST) time)

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

150 Fleury Street, Prescott, AZ 86301

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