September 13, 2022 at 1:58 p.m.
Lucille B. “Lucy” VanHoorik, 94, of Freeport, formerly of Farming, passed away Sept. 10, 2022, at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Farming with the Rev. Julius Beckermann, O.S.B., officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m., Sept. 16, at the church.
Lucille Bertha VanHoorik was born March 18, 1928, in Farming Township, Stearns County, to William and Margaret (Latzke) VanHoorik. She grew up on a farm near Farming and attended a country school through the eighth grade. Lucy worked as a cook at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany over 30 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport and the Christian Women. Lucy enjoyed quilting and embroidering, cooking and baking for family and playing cards, especially 500.
Survivors include her many loving nieces and nephews.
Lucy was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sisters Alfred VanHoorik, Eleanor Fischer, Catherine Fuchs, Robert VanHoorik, Margaret Gertken, Bennie VanHoorik, Alma Kunstleben, Joseph VanHoorik, Jacob VanHoorik, Mary Schulte, Annie Lang and Gertrude Tamm; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.