Pauline Voss

Pekin homemaker dies at 101

PEKIN - Pauline Elizabeth Voss, 101, of Pekin passed away at 8:14 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Pekin Manor.

Born on Aug. 21, 1911, in Pekin to Harry and Elizabeth Anna (Kohrell) Hill, she married Iler W. Voss on Sept. 29, 1929, in Pekin. He preceded her in death on April 18, 1979, in Pekin.

Also preceding her in death were one daughter, Velma Sego; two sons, Richard and Ronald Voss; five brothers; and four sisters.

Surviving are two daughters, Virginia Burdess and Lois Brooks, both of Pekin; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

A homemaker, Pauline had been a member of the Pekin Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and Pekin Women of the Moose Chapter 673.

She enjoyed playing solitare and watching television.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Visitation will be one hour prior at the funeral home. Pastor Steve Weber will officiate. Burial will be at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to a .

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Funeral Home

500 N 4th St Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 346-2176

Published in Peoria Journal Star on June 14, 2013