Obituary: Orin Edelman

Orin Leo Edelman, 97, of Sabetha, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024, at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha.

Orin was born Oct. 31, 1926, in Sabetha to Alphia and Emma (Stahl) Edelman. He grew up on the family farm west of Berwick, Kan.  Orin graduated from the eighth grade from National 107.

Orin worked for Korber Farms west of Bern for two years, and then he returned to the family farm. Orin raised livestock, farmed the land and performed custom chopping. Orin had a talent for mechanics, which enabled him to repair and make various items that he needed for his farming operation. Orin maintained his farming operation until his health began to fail. He spent his last years at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha.

Orin was preceded in death by his parents; his three sisters, Karoline, Berniece and Lena Edelman; his three brothers, Clemens, Richard and Eugene Edelman; and his two sisters-in-law, Judith and Shirley Edelman.

Orin is survived by his two brothers, Leonard (Anna) Edelman and Nathan (Marlene) Edelman; his sister, Doris (Virgil) Meyer; and his sister-in-law, Marjorie Edelman.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2024, at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel in Sabetha. Prior to the service, a visitation was held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the mortuary. The interment was made in the Sabetha Cemetery in Sabetha. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Christian Apostolic Church and the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha, sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia Street, Sabetha Kansas 66534.

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The Sabetha Herald 5/8/2024


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