Hilda Marie (Wahl) Vorhees, 96, formerly of 1500 E. Bogart Road, Sandusky, passed away early Saturday morning, June 16, 2007, in Bortz Nursing Center, Lake Orion, Mich., after a brief illness.
She was born March 24, 1911, in Sandusky and lived in Vickery. Hilda was employed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; The Jackson Company; Barr Rubber, Inc.; and Trojan Power (now known as NASA). Later she made costumes for Kay Lutes Dance Studio.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Frank Nathan Vorhees on Feb. 14, 2002; parents, John and Nancy (Lyon) Wahl; sister, Louise; and brother, Lloyd.
The couple is survived by one son, James A. (Marlene) Vorhees of Lake Orion, Mich.; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday, at David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cranbrook Hospice Care, 281 Enterprise Court, Suite 300, Bloomfield, MI 48302.