Mrs. Jo (Orem) Green, age 83, from Center Square, Indiana, entered this life on July 15, 1937 in Aurora, Indiana. She is the daughter of the late John Lucian “Red” and Edna M. (Probst) Orem. She grew up in Aurora, Indiana where she graduated from Aurora High School in 1955. Jo is a 1956 graduate of the John Robert Powers School of Modeling in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jo married on January 19, 1957 in Madison, Indiana to Charles Green. This happy union is blessed with two daughters, Jenny and Tracy. Jo and Charlie shared more than 58 years of marriage together until he died on October 19, 2015. Jo worked as a secretary at the Soil Conservation Service in Switzerland County, Indiana for 8 years. He then worked as a dental assistant for Dr. John Rahe in Aurora, Indiana, from 1963-1971. Jo owned and operated Greens Memories from 1971-1979. He was also a former partner at the Vevay WMGH Radio Station in the late 70s. He is a member of the First Baptist Church in Aurora, Indiana. She is a member of the Swiss County Historical Society, Swiss County First Families, Indiana Pioneers, Princess of the American Revolution and Lawrenceburg Order of Eastern Star Chapter # 427. Jo is Honorable Queen of Bethel of Job’s Daughters International. Jo likes to take off furniture and collect antiques. Jo died at 8:46 p.m., Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at Englewood Community Hospital in Englewood, Florida.
Jo will be missed by her daughters, Jenny McClurg and husband, Kenny from Bennington, IN and Tracy Naegele and husband, Russ of Madison, IN; his grandchildren, Erin Jackson, Myra Fields, Tobie McClurg, Erica Soule and Ginger Naegele; some of his great-grandchildren; sister-in-law and sister-in-law, Lucille and Cherry Phillips from Vevay, IN, Linda Poling from Quercus Grove, IN, Catherine McManus from Vevay, IN, Ivan and Dollie Green from Patriot, IN, Billie Jo Green from Vevay, IN and Alberta Reed from Waldron, IN and many of his nephews.
His death was preceded by his parents, John Lucian “Red” Orem, died March 13, 1967 and Edna M. (Probst) Orem, died December 24, 1988; her husband, Charles Green, died October 19, 2015; Her brother, Gerry Lucian Orem, died August 27, 1932 and her sister, Elizabeth Ann Orem, died July 22, 1933.
Due to COVID-19, masks are needed along with social distancing. Friends can call 11:00 am-1:00pm, Wednesday, 28 October 2020, at Haskell & Morrison, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Due to COVID-19, masks are needed along with social distancing. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, Indiana 47043.
The funeral will continue at Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
Warning contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Child Burns Institute or Swiss Masonic Lodge # 122 F&AM. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com
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