Leila C. Voorhees, age 93, of Upper Sandusky, and formerly of Nevada, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Upper Sandusky.
Leila was born on November 25, 1928 in Dundee, New York to the late Lynn S. and Linda A. (Crans) Miller. She married Walter A. Voorhees, Jr., on July 1, 1947 and he passed away on December 15, 2000.
She is survived by her children: Tim (Annabelle) Voorhees of Adrian, Michigan, Sandy (Chuck) Stiger of Upper Sandusky, Kathy (Mike) Hieber of Hamilton, Ohio, Mark (Kay) Voorhees of Bucyrus, and Gary (Marj) Voorhees of Upper Sandusky, and Bonnie Voorhees of Upper Sandusky, along with 9 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a grandson Jeffrey Stiger, a brother Larry, and 5 sisters, Eleanor, Evelyn, Maxine, Alta, and Nelda.
Leila was active in the Nevada Methodist Church since 1952. She led Sunday School there for many years and continued to teach the youth of Nevada for many more years after that. She was also on many committees and groups throughout the years, including Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, where she served as a scout leader. She was also in the church choir. She loved to sing all the hymns.
Her hobbies included gardening, and quilting, where she made dozens of quilts throughout the years.
A funeral service for Leila will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Nevada United Methodist Church in Nevada, Ohio, and will be officiated by Rev. David Smithey and Rev. Matt Garrabrant. Burial will follow at Nevada Cemetery.
Visitations for Leila will be held on Tuesday, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Nevada U.M.C., Hospice of Wyandot Memorial, or Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation and can be sent to Lucas-Batton at 476 S. Sandusky Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351.
Nevada United Methodist Church
Hospice of Wyandot Memorial
Wyandot County Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center