Celebrating the life of Nancy A. Vorrath
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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.
Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com
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Peoria, IL 61604
Recitation of the Rosary will take place at 7:00 PM
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Peoria, IL 61615
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