Lyra E. Vosholler, 86, of Cutler, Ill., born September 1, 1929, in Damiansville, Ill., passed away at 12:43 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2016, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
Lyra and Andrew J. Vosholler were united in marriage on November 16, 1948, in Damiansville, Ill. Andrew preceded her in death on October 12, 1998. Lyra was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sparta, Ill., and St. Ann's Altar Sodality. She was an avid quilter and loved to garden.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew; her parents, Lucas and Mathilda, nee Broeckling, Santel; and four brothers.
Surviving are her four daughters, Jeanette (Gary) Welten of Steeleville, Ill., Diane (Terry) Vosholler of Austin, Texas, Kathleen (John) Schaefer of Kirkwood, Mo., and Roseann (Randy) Bierman of Sparta, Ill.; a son, Kenneth Vosholler of Cutler, Ill.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Rita Pierce and Gertrude Holtgrabe; a brother-in-law, Theodore (JoAnn) Vosholler; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorials may be given to the Randolph County Care Center Activity Fund or to Masses. Friends may sign the guestbook at www.mcdanielfh.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Sparta, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Interment will be at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, Ill.
MCDANIEL & LEE FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATION SERVICES, Sparta, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 4, 2016