Our mother, Barbra Orren, received her angel wings on Valentine’s Day. She was born on April 3, 1933 in Hot Springs, Montana.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathy Clark, Colville; son, Cliff Schlienger, Clayton; daughter, Victoria Greer, Chewelah, and an adopted daughter, Julie Orren, Medical Lake. She also had stepchildren: Debbie Lynch, Geanie Orren, Vanessa Orren, and Tania Frederickson.
Barbra was preceded in death by her grandson, Matt Clark, in October, and by her son, Ken Schlienger, in September; husband, James Orren, and another son, Bill Schlienger.
She has several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Barbra spent several years as a loving foster parent and receiving home to many children in Spokane. Her hobbies included music, playing piano, fishing, painting, gardening, bowling and playing cards.
A special thanks to the staff at Pinewood Terrace for all the love and special care she received while she was there, and a special thanks to Randy Boring and the many volunteers who entertained her with their love of music and song.