Orville Leon Pruter, 84, died Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, at Rooks County Health Center, Plainville.


He was born Nov. 17, 1935, in Natoma to Alvin and Yvonne (Goad) Pruter. He was a 1953 graduate of Natoma High School.


He married Betty Zweifel on June 5, 1955, at Amherst EUB Church. He worked in the oil fields14 years at Western Power and Light in Plainville.


Survivors include his wife, of the home; four sons, Gale, Daryl, Douglas and Kevin; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by a daughter; and a son.


Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Natoma City Cemetery.


Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.


Memorials are suggested to Natoma Public Library or Pohlman Heritage Museum in care of the mortuary.