Alexander Orban

Alexander Orban

1937 - 2024

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Alexander Orban, 86, of Woodridge, MB, loving husband to Kay Orban, passed suddenly on Friday, January 12, 2024.

Alex is survived by his wife Kay, daughters Elsie (Derrick), Diana (Mark), and grandchildren, Kevin, Brennan, Caitlyn, and Donovan.

He was predeceased by wife Patricia Orban (1987), Father Andrew Orban, Mother Elizabeth Orben, sisters Margret Nag, Irene Baker and Doreen Billson and brother Walter Orban.

Alex was an active member of his community and served on many boards and committees over the years, Vita Hospital Board, LGD of Piney as Counsellor, Southeast Veterinary Board, and Woodridge Hall Committee. Alex was employed for 25 years with Seine River School Division as a bus driver. During his time, he drove over a million miles to school, field trips, and many Christmas concerts. After retiring in 2002, he got to travel with his wife Kay to England, Hungary, and Romania to see the family. He loved the Viking ship tour that they took and spoke of it often. Alex was a huge fan of music and had many great stories of playing his accordion with the Nault boys and anyone else who wanted to play.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. at Birchwood Funeral Chapel, Steinbach, MB. Viewing will take place on hour prior to the service.

The interment to take place at Saint Alexander Roman Catholic Cemetery, Woodridge, MB.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alex’s name, to Juvenile Diabetes Manitoba, Funds for Furry Friends in Brandon, or the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba. 

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Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Sunday, January 21, 2024
Birchwood Funeral Chapel
162 PTH 52 W
Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
(204) 346-1030


St. Alexander Roman Catholic Cemetery
Woodridge, Manitoba, Canada