Orel Rosalie Rooney (Burry) was born 09/22/1931 and passed away peacefully on 10/08/2022 with family by her side.
Born in Alliance, Nebraska, Orel moved to Pewaukee, WI in the 1960’s with her devoted husband Tom. She was a loving, dedicated wife and beloved mother of six.
An accomplished Artist, Orel was active in the Lake Country Art community and was generous with her time and talent.
She leaves behind a prolific legacy of artwork; beautifully displayed in countless locations here in Wisconsin and beyond. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Orel was loved by all who knew her.
Orel is survived by her grateful children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, & dear friends who will forever love & miss her.
A private family service and interment will be held. In honor of Orel’s memory, please send contributions to Angels Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc, WI.