Hilda C. Voss(1918 - 2013)

Hilda Clara Voss, 94, Beaufort, passed away, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Beaufort.

Hilda, daughter of the late Edwin Schmitt and wife Catherine, nee Luehr, was born May 19, 1918, in Leslie.

Mrs. Voss was united in marriage to Robert Voss April 11, 1942, in Union. The couple made their home in the Neier area. Hilda was a member of St. Joseph Church at Neier.

Hilda was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Voss, April 16, 1981; three children, Elizabeth "Betty" Heard, Jerome "Jerry" Voss, and Jane Mohesky Turner; two brothers, Leo Schmitt and Herman Schmitt; two sisters, Marie Moder and Oneda Ernst; three brothers-in-law, Tom Moder, Joe Ernst and George Forthaus; and one sister-in-law, Kathleen Schmitt.

Mrs. Voss is survived by one son, Bill Voss and wife Ginger, Villa Ridge; three daughters, Theresa Straatmann and husband Mark, Beaufort, Diana Schuenemeyer and husband Charlie, Union, and Mary Storie, Union; 20 grandchildren, Ken Heard, Jeff Heard, Barry Voss, Rob Voss, Kerry Voss, Danielle McClarnon, Travis Voss, Wendy Kreiete, Erica Hoer, Scott Mohesky, Tammy Mitchell, Wes Straatmann, Paul Straatmann, Kristen Brueggemann, Chris Beckmann, Ryan Beckmann, Matt Beckmann, Rachel McCanless, Terri Straatmann and Robin Storie; 39 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marilyn Forthaus, and Louella "Billie" Belluso and husband John, all of St. Louis; two brothers, Ralph Schmitt, Leslie and Edwin Schmitt and wife Anita, Washington; sister-in-law, Mary Louise Schmitt, St. Louis; nieces; nephews; many other relatives and friends.

A funeral Mass was held Monday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Church at Neier with the Rev. Kevin Schmittgens officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

The family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.

Published in The Missourian on Jan. 30, 2013