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Russell LeRoy Voorhees

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Voorhees, Russell LeRoy
80, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at the Sherman Home/Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix Arizona. He spent his final hours with his four sons, daughters in law, and other close family members. He breathed his final breaths in the arms of his wife of nearly 58 years, Ruth Voorhees. Russ is survived by his wife, Ruth Reutter Voorhees, Phoenix, four married sons and 12 grandchildren. Russ is also survived by one sister, Lyla Hirsch of Yankton, SD; and one brother, Merlin Voorhees of Onida, SD. Two older brothers and an older sister preceded Russ in death. For the last 15 years, Ruth and Russ have been active members of Calvin Orthodox Presbyterian Church ("Calvin OPC") in Phoenix, AZ. Pastor Michael Babcock will officiate at the memorial service scheduled for early November in Phoenix, followed by internment at National Memorial Cemetary of Arizona. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be sent to the Calvin OPC building fund. A full obituary is available at Voorhees.org. Arrangements are being made by Angels Cremation & Burial in Mesa AZ.



Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 18, 2015
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