Orwin Brethen, 88, of Syracuse formerly of Lysander, died Sunday.
He was born in Ellisburg, NY and lived on his farm in Lysander for several years. Orwin retired from Crucible Steel in 1985. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Orwin was predeceased by his first wife, Doris; his second wife, Alma and by a brother, Richard Brethen.
He is survived by his sister-in-law, Thelma Emert of Hannibal; several nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours or funeral services. Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal has care of arrangements.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.