Born: April 25, 1926 in LaMadera, New Mexico
Died: October 7, 2012 in Rupert, Idaho
Age: 86 years old
Orlando was born April 25, 1926, in LaMadera, N.M., to Herolamio and Donasiana Pena. He went to school in New Mexico and married Orlinda Pena. He worked for A&P and Roland Jones and as a truck driver in agricultural work. He was a member of the Church of God. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, softball games, listening to music, family time and playing his guitar.
Orlando is survived by his children, Eloy Pena of Wendell, Isadore (Mary) Pena of McAllen, Texas, LeRoy (Ranee) Pena of Boise, Sandra (Fred) Cantu of Rupert, Barbara Stanton of Angelton, Texas, Linda Branson of Rupert, Richard Pena of Boise, Sally Pena of Burley and Steve (Denise) Pena of Arkansas; 36 grandchildren; numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Flora Montoya. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herolamio and Donasiana Pena; wife, Orlindo Pena; son, Larry Pena; brothers, Maximiano Pena, Filadelfio Pena and Lee Pena; sisters, Odelia Lucero and Evelyn Pena; and grandsons, Gabriel and Jake.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Hansen Mortuary, 710 Sixth St. in Rupert, with Pastor Henry Dean officiating. Burial will follow at the Rupert Cemetery. A viewing for family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 10, at the mortuary.
The family would like to thank the medical staff of Parkview Rehabilitation and Care Center for the care of Orlando.