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Victor Leroy VanVoorhis

1919 - 2011 Obituary Condolences

11/11/19 - 09/06/11

Victor Leroy Van Voorhis passed away at Country Crest September 6, 2011 after a lengthy illness.

He was born November 11, 1919 in Alpena, South Dakota. He married Jeanette Bergman on November 26, 1942. She preceded him in death in 2007. They had two children, a son Kenneth, and a daughter Viki.

Vic worked at Western Airlines in Billings, Montana and Seattle, Washington before accepting a position with ARINC (Aeronautical Radio Inc.) In 1966 he was transferred to San Francisco.

After 43 years of employment, he and Jeanette retired to Oroville, California. Vic was an active member of Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church. He also participated in SIRS (Sons in Retirement). His passion was playing golf.

Vic is survived by a son, Kenneth (wife Jacquie), Salem Oregon; a daughter Viki, Oroville; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He will be remembered for his passion for sports and his deep love for family, and above all, his love for the Lord Jesus Christ.

A service in celebration of VIc's life will be held at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10 Concordia Ln., Oroville, on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 2p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Sept. 13, 2011
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