Bereavement notice ~ Jerry Orban

With great sadness we share the news of the passing of our friend and colleague Jerry Orban, a valued member of the Faculty of Education for the past 15 years.

A celebration of Jerry’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Living Hope Alliance Church (3900 Arcola Ave. East) on Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019. A private family interment will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, Jerry’s family would be grateful for a donation to the University of Regina Ram’s Scholarship fund in Jerry’s name. Or if you prefer, you may bring a new blanket to the service so that the family can distribute to the patients of the Allan Blair Cancer Center in Jerry’s honour.



Forever In Our Hearts

It is with unbearable heartache the Orban family announces the passing of Jerome ‘Jerry’ Andrew Orban on Friday, January 4, 2019 at the age of 68 years.

Jerry was born in Lestock, SK on November 11, 1950 and his family moved to Regina, when he was three.

He lived in Regina for most of his life with the exception of one year in Vancouver when he attended and played university football at Simon Fraser. He graduated with a degree in Education and spent his entire working life as a teacher or administrator in the Regina Public School system.

For the last 15 years he was the Faculty of Education Field Placement Manager at the University of Regina. He retired from the U of R in September, 2018. His 45 year career as an educator was the profession he truly loved. … Read more


Rams legend Jerry Orban dies at 68

Jerry Orban, who was as popular as he was successful during a long association with the Regina Rams junior and university football programs, died of cancer on Friday. He was 68.

Orban was a “coach, teacher, mentor, friend” in the words of University of Regina Rams head coach Steve Bryce.

“Jerry was a second father to hundreds of football players,” added Bryce, who was coached by Orban from 1987 to 1991. “Jerry earned the respect and admiration of not only his position players, but other position players and even opponents.” Read more

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