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May 5, 2022

Orvin H. Jelle

Orvin H. Jelle, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at his home on the farm where he was born. He was born on October 14, 1932, the son of Henry and Clara (Slotten) Jelle.

On February 4, 1956, he was united in marriage to Hannah Mueller at the Zwingli Reformed Church in Mount Vernon. Orvin was a lifelong dairy farmer; he farmed the home farm in the Town of Primrose through out his life, with a preference for John Deere machinery. He was also a member of the Primrose Lutheran Church.

Orvin is survived by his wife, Hannah; children, Doreen (Kevin) Bodenmann and Dennis (Lynne) Jelle; daughter-in-law, Heidi Jelle; grandchildren, Quentin (Sara), Dana, Jesse (Alex), Shane, Tiffany, and Christina; and great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his sisters, Berniece Jelle and Lyles Solberg; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Dale; sister, Hazel Keehn; and brother, Elmer Jelle.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the Becker-Beal Funeral Home, 109 Greenway Cross, Belleville, WI. Burial will be in the Primrose East Cemetery. A visitation will precede the funeral service from 10:00 a.m. until time of services on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at the Becker-Beal Funeral Home in Belleville.

The family would like to thank the staff of Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. for the kind and compassionate care that allowed Orvin to remain at home.

An online memorial with guestbook is available at


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