The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Olive Branch Lutheran
11265 IL-177
Okawville, Illinois 62271

OHS Database ID 796.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 9, 2005.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.

One manual. 7 stops.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.


  • On-line update from Barry Bierwirth -- I visited the church in mid August, 2005. It had been restored in 2003 by a restorer from Iowa, I think it was. I had played the organ years ago and the key action was very noisy, the wind was poor, and the organ was out of tune. This time, several weeks ago, the action was beautifully quiet, it was in perfect tune even in the upper octaves on the 4' and 2' stops. It is used each week and appreciated by the people. Happily, they intend to keep the organ! The church is of brick, and sits along a small 2-lane road nearly in the cornfields, as is the case with many an Illinois rural church. (Database Manager. September 9, 2005)

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Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph by Sherry Wessel 2019-09-02
Keydesk. Photograph by Sherry Wessel 2019-09-02
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Sherry Wessel 2019-09-02

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