Barbara L. Voorhies

August 27, 1935 - December 3, 2014
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Belvidere, IL
Barbara L. Voorhies, 79, of Belvidere, died peacefully, Wednesday, December 3, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family after a lingering illness. Barbara was born August 27, 1935 in Rockford, IL. Daughter of Seth and Hilabel (Purple) Marvin. She graduated from West High School, Class of 1953. Barbara married James Voorhies on June 4, 1955 in Rockford, IL. She was employed by Barber-Coleman and then for Camcar until her retirement. Barbara was a member of Cherry Valley United Methodist Church, where she was involved with church dinners and the Cherry St. Club. She was a huge Chicago Cubs fan. She enjoyed gardening, shopping and anything with chocolate.
She is loved and will be missed by her husband of 59 years, James of Belvidere; son, Chuck (Deborah) Voorhies of Rockford; sisters, Beth Vowles, Judy (Ralph) Huge, Jill Marvin; grandchildren, Barbie Powell of Rockford, Jayne Voorhies of Texas; great-grandchildren, Graci, Michael, Barbie, Eunice, Deborah; and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael; siblings, George Marvin, Carolyn Hienzeroth, Phyllis Gentry, Mary Witherby.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Cherry Valley United Methodist Church, 112 S. Cherry St, Cherry Valley, IL 61016, with Rev. Monty Fox officiating. Memorial visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials may be given to the family. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Cherry Valley United Methodist Church

Address:

112 South Cherry Street, Cherry Valley, IL, 61016

Memorial visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service


Service Information

Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014

Time: 11:00 am -

Cherry Valley United Methodist Church

Address:

112 South Cherry Street, Cherry Valley, IL, 61016

Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Cherry Valley United Methodist Church, 112 S. Cherry St, Cherry Valley, IL 61016, with Rev. Monty Fox officiating


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Memorials may be given to the family


 

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Born: August 27, 1935
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Lorel Nilsen posted on 12/6/14

My sympathies to the Voorhies family at this sad time. My Mom, Marilyn Nilsen Waterstraat was her co worker at CamCar for many years. My God bless you all with happy memories to ease your grief. Lori Nilsen

 

Ken & Linda Stehley posted on 12/6/14

Our hearts & prayers are with you.

 

Marie Dinsmore posted on 12/7/14

Forever in our HEARTS !!! We will miss You.... R.I.P. Auntie Barb ( Bararba Vanhuesen Stein Haasumblossom) Love, Russ and Marie and Family

 

Trudy (Ohlsen) Flippo posted on 12/15/14

So sorry for your loss.

 

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