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Josephine Elizabeth Voss
Josephine Elizabeth Voss, age 101, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020, at General Baptist Nursing Home in Linn.
Josephine was born April 19, 1919, in Rich Fountain, a daughter to the late Anton and Elizabeth (Luecke) Hertzing.
Josephine attended Sacred Heart Catholic School in Rich Fountain.
On April 29, 1942, she was united in marriage to Anthony “Tony” Edward Voss at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain. He preceded her in death on December 19, 1996.
She was a member of St. George Catholic Church in Linn and St. Ann’s Sodality.
Josephine enjoyed baking, cooking, gardening and canning, embroidery and taking daily walks. She babysat in her home for grandchildren and many other families in town. Tony and Josephine worked at the Linn State Bank (Legends) for several years doing cleaning and janitorial duties.
Josephine is survived by: two sons, Norbert Voss of Linn and Albert Voss and his wife Marilyn of Linn; one daughter, Dorothy Feuers of Linn; 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and spouse of 54 years, Josephine was preceded in death by a son, Ferdinand Voss; a daughter, Roselyn Samson; two brothers, Arthur and Vincent “Pete” Hertzing; two sisters, Alma Bock and Mathilda Hertzing; one great granddaughter, Josie Peters; and one daughter-in-law, Lois Voss.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at St. George Catholic Church with Fr. Daniel Merz as Celebrant. Interment will follow in St. George Parish Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. George Church, SSM Hospice or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com
Sending are condolences to all of the family members of the Voss family we are sending prayers and hugs to also she will be greatly missed from cousin Rosalia Luecke Rufi
Joanne Rufi Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM
I have many memories of you Mother from the days on the farm. Please accept my families condolences and may peace by upon your Mother Josephine.
johnLansford06@gmail.com Jun 30 2020 12:00 AM
Josephine and Tony were the GREATEST babysitters
God created. Terry and Jill could never wait to get there! God Bless the family my condolences to all!
Sandy Cramer Gruebbeling Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM
When I was a kid 8-9-10; Dad and Mom would occasionally visit the farm. Dad would go with Uncle Tony and Mom and Aunt Jo would visit in the house. Aunt Jo showed me how she processed the milk on the separator. She always made home made bread and jelly would get a slice with jelly for me. Loved going down to the spring where the butter and milk was kept. She was always a cheerful, considerate lady. God bless her.
Sandra Voss Lock Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear about the loss of your family member she will be missed
Jamieneuner Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM
Mrs. Voss was a great person! She used to come into dollar general often when we were next door to her house. She always had a smile on her face. She will be missed
Rick Jun 29 2020 12:00 AM