1949 - 2021 (71 jaar)
||Lorena Collins |
||02 sep 1949
||7 jan 2021
||Green Bay WI
Lorena May (Lori) Ver Boort, De Pere
Was born September 2, 1949 in Viroqua, WI to the late Edd and Olive (Novy) Collins. She attended Stoughton High school and UW Oshkosh. On Feb 27th, 1971 she married William Anderson at First UMC Stoughton. On June 17, 2004 she was united in marriage to David L Ver Boort at St Paul?s UMC Green Bay.
Lori was employed in sales and purchasing at Amerhart for 20 years and Stock Lumber for 12 years.
Lori dedicated herself to her family, church, friends and her wider community. She was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority and enjoyed golfing with the Twin Oakes Thursday Ladies Golf League. She was a faithful member of St Paul?s UMC serving on almost every committee?. more than once. She had the honor of serving as the first woman president of the Green Bay Traffic club in 1990. She served on the board of directors for Ecumenical Partnership for Housing (EPH) from 2011 through 2017, as a representative of St. Paul's UMC. She was the EPH board secretary for several years, serving with dedication, passion, and grace. Lori was dedicated to the mission of EPH and also served in honor of her late mother, who was part of one of the earliest board of directors. Lori also enjoyed being a part of the ?ladies? of the Untitled Book Club.
Lori was a lover of music and sang with a number of ensembles including the Green Bay Community Chorus, Pamiro Opera Chorus, Choral Arts, Dudley Birder Choral and the Chancel choir of St Paul?s UMC.
In addition to singing, Lori loved to golf, ballroom dance, read and travel. She and Dave enjoyed a number of travel adventures together, Lori?s favorite being their trip to Ireland. But often, what meant the most to Lori was hosting family get togethers. She was the consummate host, a fantastic cook and most famous, with her grandchildren, for her jelly bean cupcakes.
She was preceded in death by her father Edd Collins on July 2, 1952 and her mother Olive Collins on September 20, 2010.
Lori is survived by her husband Dave, son Garrett (Amy) Anderson, daughter Tracy (Richard) Peters, sons David Ver Boort (significant other Stacey Mindak), Daniel (Melissa) Ver Boort and her former husband William Anderson.
Grandchildren: Israel and Zechariah Anderson, Shaynon Suggs, Christopher Peters, Kaitlyn Wagner, Kylee, Emma and Colton Ver Boort.
She is further survived by an Uncle, S. Dean Novy, an Aunt, Karen Greene, and her husband Ron, as well as Dave?s brothers and sisters, nieces, and nephews.
Friends may call after 1:00PM Saturday, January 16, 2021 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 341 Wilson, Green Bay, until time of service at 3:00PM with Pastor Diane Rew officiating.
In Lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in the future. Special thanks to Pastor Diane Rew and Aurora Hospice at Home for all your care and concern. Please go to www.ryanfh.com to send online condolences to the family.
Due to Covid, 75 max are allowed in the churches sanctuary and masks are required. The service will be available for viewing at www.stpaulsumcgb.com later in the evening.
Ryan Funeral Home, De Pere is assisting the family with arrangements.
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