Orville Lee Mahsman, age 85, of 6901 State St., Quincy, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. in Good Samaritan Home.
Orville was born August 6, 1933 in Marion County, Missouri, a son of Walter and Mary Drebes Mahsman. Orville married Mary Alice Schade on October 24, 1953 in Hannibal, MO. She preceded him in death on June 29, 1966. He then married Elizabeth Sexton Enslen on June 3, 1967 in St. James Lutheran Church in Quincy, IL by Rev. L. J. Wyssmann. She survives.
Orville worked as a machine operator for Packaging Corporation for 21 years. He spent the next 30 years as a driver for Sharkey Transportation. Orville was a member of Columbus Road Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife, survivors include: two daughters: Margaret Ann Mahsman of Houston, TX, and Sharon Lee (Cheryl Dyer) of Seattle, WA; two step-daughters: Becky (Lee) Moffitt of Pittsfield, IL; and Kathy Wombles of Quincy; six grandchildren: Luke (Christie) Mahsman of Palmyra, MO; Kolby (Steve) Norton of Hannibal, MO; Susan Ogle of Pittsfield, IL; Alex (Mallory) Moffitt of Pittsfield, IL; Patrick (Lindsay) Wombles of Odin, IL; and Devon Wombles of Quincy; numerous great grandchildren; a sister, Glenda (Bob) Hevle of Spring, TX; a sister-in-law, Mary Lee Mahsman of VA; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his first wife, Orville was preceded in death by his son, Gary Lynn Mahsman; his parents; and four brothers: Donald, Lawrence, Alvin, and Gerald Mahsman.
Services: 2:00 pm Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Columbus Road Baptist Church, with Rev. Bob Cowman officiating.
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois
Visitation: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Tuesday April 2, 2019 at Columbus Road Baptist Church
Memorials: Columbus Road Baptist Church
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
I am so sorry to hear that your Dad has passed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Sherry Guthrie Hughett
My dear Elizabeth and family. i am so sorry for your loss, though we sorrow not as those with no eternal hope. Orville is heaven’s gain and we have the peace that passeth all understanding and the blessed hope of being reunited in heaven one day! May you feel God’s loving arms of comfort around you during this sad time in your life. A friend in our Lord Jesus, Rosemary
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