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Josephine Elizabeth (Hertzing) Voss

April 19, 1919 ~ June 28, 2020 (age 101)


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

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June 30, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Morton Chapel Linn
911 East Main Street
Linn, MO 65051

Mass of Christian Burial
July 1, 2020

10:00 AM
St George Catholic Church
611 E. Main St
Linn, MO 65051

July 1, 2020

11:00 AM
St George Cemetery
Main Street
Linn, MO 65051


St George Catholic Church
P.O. Box 49, Linn MO 65051
Tel: 1-573-897-2293
Email: stgeorgeparish@att.net
Web: http://saint-george-parish.org

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