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Don Michael Voorhes

September 25, 1945 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 75)

Obituary

 

Don Michael Voorhes, 75, of Jackson passed away Friday, April 23, 2021, at his home.

He was born September 25, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, son of Curtis and Elsie Brune Voorhes. 

Don was baptized into the faith at Trinity Lutheran Church in Friedheim, on Feb. 3, 1946.  He was confirmed into that faith on April 10, 1960 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson, by Pastor Walter Keisker.  He and Donna Hennecke were married Aug. 9, 1969 at St. Paul.

Don graduated from Jackson High School.  He served in the Army National Guard and was honorably discharged Jan. 2, 1970.  From 1964 to 1980, he was employed by the former Voorhes Greenhouses in Fruitland.  He was then chief owner and operator of Don’s Upholstery, in Jackson, from 1980 to his passing.

Don loved classic cars and enjoyed going to car shows.  His pride and joy was his yellow 1936 Ford panel truck.  He was a devoted grandfather to his two grandchildren, Brianna and Alexander Komorech.

In addition to his loving wife of 51 years, survivors include a son, Todd Voorhes of Jackson and a daughter, Cindy Komorech of Ballwin, Missouri, and her children, Brianna and Alexander.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Wayne Voorhes and a sister, Mary Schlegel, three sisters-in-law, Mary Voorhes, Anne Marie Brucker, and Connie Myers, and a brother-in-law, Bob Hennecke.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church.  Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Joshua Schmidt officiating.

Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church - Jackson, MO
223 E. Adams
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church - Jackson, MO
223 E. Adams
Jackson, MO 63755

Burial
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Russell Heights Cemetery
435 S. Farmington
Jackson, MO 63755

Donations

St. Paul Lutheran Church - Jackson, MO
223 W. Adams, Jackson MO 63755
Tel: 1-573-243-2236
Email: office@stpauljackson.com
Web: http://www.stpauljackson.com

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