Carolyn Louise Herz |

Carolyn Louise Herz

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Aspen, CO Colorado

Carolyn Louise Herz, of Glenwood Springs, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2008. She was 66.

Car­olyn was born in Chehalis, Wash., grew up in San Bernadino, Calif., and graduated from LaVerne College in LaVerne, Calif., with a degree in education.

She was married to Thomas Voorhies in 1959 and had two children. She moved to Aspen in 1969 with her husband and children. In 1986, she met and married John L. Herz and they lived in the Roaring Fork Valley togeth­er with their daughter until her death.

Carolyn loved the mountains and was an accomplished musician, playing the cello and piano and being a member of the Symphony in the Valley. She also was very active in several different areas of her church, including the hospital ministry, choir, and nursery care.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Loa (McNay) Marsh.

Carolyn is survived by her husband John, son Scott B. Voorhies and wife Kelly of Kamuela, Hawaii; daughters Dr. Janice L. Raab and husband Ronald of Free Union, Va., and Katherine L. Herz of Glen­wood Springs; brother Thomas Marsh (Agnes) of Lexington, Ky.; and one grand­daughter, Natalie Raab.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, March 17, at the New Cre­ation Church, 44761 Highway 6 and 24, in New Castle.

The family asks that memorials be made to a charity of your choice.


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