In Memory Of

Orlando J. Kind

January 20, 1925 - September 16, 2014

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 - 9:30AM to 11:00AM
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
110 W. Begley Street
Greenwood, WI 54437

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 - 11:00AM
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
110 W. Begley Street
Greenwood, WI 54437

Full Obituary

ORLANDO J. "LOUIE" KIND, age 89, of Greenwood, WI, passed away on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at the Marshfield Care Center, in Marshfield. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Monday, September 22, 2014 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, in Greenwood. Rev. Brian Campbell will officiate and burial will follow in the Greenwood City Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the church, on Monday, from 9:30am until time of service.
Orlando John Kind was born on January 20, 1925 in Curtiss, WI, the son of Otto Sr. and Mabel (Johnson) Kind. He was raised on the family farm and received his education in the Greenwood area, graduating from Greenwood High School in 1943. Orlando was united in marriage to Alvina M. Bauer on May 17, 1944 in Fond du lac. In 1945, they moved to Greenwood where he started his own milk and cattle hauling business. Orlando sold his trucks in 1960 and went to work for Plautz Brothers, where he was a foreman and in charge of the rock crushing crew. He later went to work for Greenwood Homes, when they opened up in Greenwood, and continued with them until they closed. Orlando then worked at Industrial Air Products, in Phillips, until retiring. For many years he drove school bus for Branstiter's.
He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, served on the Greenwood City Council, the Greenwood Fire Department, and was on the Board of Directors for Black River Apartments.
Orlando had many interests, but especially enjoyed gardening and deer hunting.
He is survived by his 3 sons: Dannie (Judy) of Marshfield, Gary of Greenwood, Steve (Carol) of Phillips; 9 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; 2 sisters: Darlene Speich of Roscoe, IL, Donna Mae Hium of Eau Claire, WI; one brother: Otto Jr. (Pat) Kind of Greenwood, WI; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alvina, on June 25, 1994; one brother: Vernon; and one sister: Ruth Rasmussen.