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Nancy Irene Voorhees
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Obituary for Nancy Irene Voorhees

Nancy Irene Voorhees, age 82, of Blanchard passed away in Big Rapids, surrounded by her family, on May 4, 2018. Nancy was born on July 6, 1935, the daughter of John and Katherine (Roundsville) Decker in DeWitt.
Nancy grew up in the Dewitt area where she attended school until 8th grade. She married her husband James Voorhees on November 6, 1955 in DeWitt. Nancy enjoyed yard sales, quilting, BBQ’s, baking for her grandkids and spending time with her family. She worked for 20 years at Lakeview Community Schools in the food service department until she retired in 1993.
Nancy will be missed by her 5 daughters, Karen (Daniel) Denton of Barryton, Kathy (Arthur) Schroder of Edmore, Barbara (James) Canfield of Howard City, Penny (Rick) Bristol of Gowen, Peggy (John) Bills of Morley; 3 sons, Glen (Kathy) Voorhees of Greenville, Jim (Cindy) Voorhees of Chipley, Fl, Robert (Mandy) Voorhees of Blanchard; siblings Kenny Decker of Dewitt, Donnelle David of Evert, and David (Marilyn) Pankhouse of Six Lakes; 26 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Nancy is preceded in death by her husband James Voorhees, and her parents John Decker and Katherine Roundsville and her 9 brothers and sisters.
Services for Nancy will be held on Saturday May 12, 2018 at the Millbrook Township Hall in Blanchard at 1 PM with Pastor Arthur Schroder. Interment will take place at the Decker Cemetery in Blanchard, at a later date.
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