Joseph Michael Orf

Joseph Michael Orf, 57 of Marthasville, Mo., passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Cedar Crest Nursing Home in Washington, Mo. Joe lost his battle with colon cancer after a 2 1/2 year struggle.

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Joe was born on August 12, 1961 to Michael and Arlene (Paul) Orf. Joe was the oldest of 8 children.

Joe worked as a union carpenter for 35 years. Joe enjoyed spending time with family. His hobbies included woodworking and hunting. He was an avid deer and turkey hunter.

Joe is survived by his parents, 4 sisters and 3 brothers, Cindy and Bob Moughamian, Kathleen and Andy Tappmeyer, Pam and Mike Bowen, Kim and Dan Lawson, Bruce and Annie (Evans) Orf, Jeff and Angie (Powell) Orf, Jason and Elise (Nordwald) Orf; 4 sons, Joseph Orf Jr. and wife Jamie, Eric Orf, Nicholas Orf, Christian Orf; 1 grandchild, Dottie Orf. Joe also had 20 nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 4:00 - 8:00 PM at Martin Funeral Home in Marthasville, Mo. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 18, 2019, 10:00 AM also at the funeral home.

Memorial donations are preferred to Catholic Masses, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church or Colon Cancer Alliance c/o Martin Funeral Home, 510 East Main St. Warrenton, Mo. 63383. Online condolences may be made at