Marjorie Ruth Van Voorhis (02/11/1924 - 01/24/2011)

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VAN VOORHIS, Marjorie Ruth
(Age 86)

Passed away January 24, 2011 at her Spokane home. Marjorie was born February 11, 1924 at Phillipsburg, MT to John C. and Bonnie R. (Hollar) Kneale. She was raised and attended schools in Tekoa, graduating from Tekoa High School in 1942.
She married Wayne Van Voorhis on January 20, 1954 at Tekoa. The family made their home in Tekoa until 1962, when they moved to Spokane. Her husband Wayne died in 1983.
Survivors include one son, Pat Van Voorhis of Coeur d'Alene, ID; four daughters, Mary Van Voorhis and husband Bill Smith of Los Angeles, CA; Sue (Ray) Eller of Spokane, WA, Janet Runeberg of Henderson, NV, Pam (Jim) Borland of Spokane, WA; daughter-in-law Judy Van Voorhis of Spokane Valley, WA; one sister, Anita Brede of Spokane Valley, WA; 21 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Her parents, her husband, and her son, John Van Voorhis, preceded her in death.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. at Goldenrod Cemetery, Tekoa, WA. A memorial service will follow at the Tekoa Community Church in Tekoa at 1:00 P.M. with Philip Aijian officiating. Memorial gifts may be given to the Spokane Fire Department, the Boy Scouts of America, or to the American Red Cross.
KRAMER FUNERAL HOME of Tekoa, WA is handling the arrangements.

Published in Spokesman-Review from Jan. 27 to Jan. 28, 2011
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