Lela Vorhees, 91, of Lakeland, Florida passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Lakeland Regional Health in Lakeland, Florida. She was born on Monday, May 31, 1926 in Maumee, Ohio to Edgar J. and Helen Ann (Kindle) Klar. She was married on Saturday, September 7, 1946 in Maumee, Ohio to Edwin K. Vorhees.
She was a member of the First Missionary Church in Berne. She loved collecting dishes.
She is survived by two sons, Ronald W. (ReaJean) Vorhees of Lakeland, Florida; and Dwight A. (Cheryl) Vorhees of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; two daughters, Betheny K. (Randy) Jones of Goshen; and Teresa L. Vorhees of Carmel; nine grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers; and one sister.
Visitation will be one and a half hours prior to the 2:30 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, November 4 at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Geneva. Officiating will be Pastor Dathen Foust. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Geneva.
Memorials may be made to First Missionary Church, 950 US 27S, Berne, IN 46711.
Arrangements provided by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva. Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com.