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Nancy A. Vorrath

July 13, 1959 November 23, 2019
Nancy A. Vorrath
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Peoria-Nancy A. Vorrath, age 60, of Peoria, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at her residence in Peoria.

Nancy was born July 13, 1959 in Des Moines, IA, a daughter of Harold R. and Mary (Wadle) Buckalew. She married Michael L. Vorrath on July 16, 1977 in Des Moines. He survives.
Nancy is also survived by their four children, Kristin (Dewey) Richardson of Milwaukee, WI, Ron Vorrath of Washington, IL, Nick (Chandra) Vorrath of Severance, CO, and Alex Vorrath of Fort Collins, CO, six grandchildren, Ryder, Warren, and Silas Richardson, Tyson Vorrath and Layla and Finley Vorrath, as well as two sisters Jeanne (Jim) Kelley and Kathy (Jerry) Overman, both of Des Moines, IA and one brother, Doyle (Jeanette) Buckalew of Alleman, IA, and several nieces and nephews.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and daughter-in-law, Beth Vorrath.
Nancy worked at EPIC for many years. She loved to swim, read, camp, hike, and mostly spending time with her Kids and Grandkids. She was perfect for her career, working with developmentally and physically challenged individuals as the Direct Support Professional at EPIC in Peoria. Nancy was a friend of Bill’s. She was the sort of person that would help anyone, she was very kind and selfless. Nancy will be greatly missed by her community, work, church, friends, and mostly by her family.

Cremation Rites have been accorded.

A visitation will be from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Monday, December 2, 2019 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 PM. A Memorial Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church with a one-hour prior visitation. The Franciscan Friars will officiate. Burial of Ashes will take place at a later date at Resurrection Cemetery and Mausoleum.

Memorials in Nancy’s memory may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or the Beau Grant Foundation.

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4:00 PM 12/2/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Recitation of the Rosary will take place at 7:00 PM

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States





9:00 AM 12/3/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 12/3/2019 10:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Beau Grant Foundation c/o CEFCU Bank


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