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    Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    In the Spring, I was told by the Adams funeral home representative today at the visitation.

    SO JOHNNY WILL BE WITH ISU FOREVER MORE ONLY FITTING


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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    Wow, that is awesome. Anyone know who the last person to be buried in the campus cemetery?



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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    Assuming he'll be cremated?



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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Assuming he'll be cremated?
    Yes. Urn at visitation today.


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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyientist View Post
    Wow, that is awesome. Anyone know who the last person to be buried in the campus cemetery?
    ISU Chemistry professor Victor Lin was in 2010. I'd guess a few each year are buried there. What a great honor for Coach.




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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyientist View Post
    Wow, that is awesome. Anyone know who the last person to be buried in the campus cemetery?
    I believe burials are ongoing. As per the ISU cemetery website -

    "Memorial Day services, originally conducted by ROTC personnel, have, since 1995 been conducted under the auspices of the Memorial Day Subcommittee of the ISU Retirees Committee. A service is held in the auditorium of the nearby Molecular Biology Building, followed by the placing of flowers on the graves of those who have died since the last service. Flowers have traditionally been provided by the Horticulture Department."


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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    My dad was buried there in January 2013.


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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    Quote Originally Posted by cdekovic View Post
    My dad was buried there in January 2013.
    Heck of an honor!


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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyientist View Post
    Wow, that is awesome. Anyone know who the last person to be buried in the campus cemetery?
    Not sure, but it's not incredibly rare. There were a couple funerals there when I was in the marching band. There are some fairly strict rules on who can be in such as being tenured or the like, but it isn't a once a decade kind of a thing.

    I was wondering if Johnny would be. It's very fitting. He belongs alongside names like Hilton and Parks

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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    That is pretty special.



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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    He said when he retired that he'd always be a Cyclone.



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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    I didn't know there was an ISU cemetery. Where is it located?


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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    West of the armory I believe?



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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    NW corner of campus.


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    Re: Johnny Orr to be buried in the Iowa State University cemetary

    Northwest of the Armory. It's On the North Side of Pommel. Straight West from Moli Bio, or the old TV studios.


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