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Edgar O. Voss


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Edgar O. Voss

Edgar O. Voss, age 98, of Brillion, died on Thursday March 20, 2014. He was born September 10, 1915 in the town of Rantoul, son of the late George and Marie (Stecker) Voss. He graduated from Brillion High School in 1933. He then attended Milwaukee School of Engineering until he was drafted. He served during WW II in the U.S. Army Air Force for 4 years and 8 months. He was stationed in England for more than 2, years serving as a Technical Sergeant . On May 29, 1948 Edgar married Eunice Hillmann at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in the town of Chilton. God blessed them with 2 sons and 62 years of marriage. He and Eunice farmed in the town of Rantoul for 35 years and in 1980 they retired and moved to Brillion. Edgar and Eunice won the WBAY Outstanding Farmer Award for Calumet County in 1957. He most recently resided at West Haven in Brillion. Edgar was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Brillion and sang in the church choir for many years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 126 of Brillion, the Brillion Senior Citizens, the Brillion Historical Society, and several card clubs. In 2012, he was blessed to be part of an Old Glory Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Dan and Debby Voss of Potter and Kevin and Kaye Voss of Port Washington, five grandchildren, Traci Voss Braun of MN, Tony Voss of MN, Rachel Voss of CA, Ryan Voss of Hawaii, and Marshall Rathburn of GA, two great grandchildren, Eliza and Sam Braun, MN, and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife on November 1, 2010, his parents, three brothers and 2 sisters-in-law, Leroy, Earl (Veronica), Elmer (Peggy), and a sister and brother-in-law Verna (Lester) Krueger. Funeral services will be held on Sunday March 30, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brillion. The Rev. Ross Henzi will officiate. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. Online condolences may be made at www.wieting-funeralhome.com.

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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Mar. 27, 2014
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