Eleanor Voss

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Thursday, August 11, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

    Friday, August 12, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
  • Service Date
    Friday, August 12, 2016
  • Service Time
    10:00 a.m.
  • Service Location
    St. Felicitas Catholic Church, Beaver prairie
  • Full Obituary

    Eleanor A. Voss 83 of Breese departed this life peacefully August 5, 2016 at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO surrounded by her loving family.

    Eleanor was born in Beaver Prairie on August 8, 1932 to Julius and Cecilia (Dumstorff) Laux; they preceded her in death.

    Eleanor married Cyril Voss October 10, 1951 at St. Felicitas Catholic Church, Beaver Prairie. He preceded her in death January 26, 2014.

    Eleanor owned and operated H&R Block in Breese for 40 years and continued to work there for another 13 years. She is a member of St. Felicitas Catholic Church, Ladies Sodality, Eucharistic Minister, and church bookkeeper., Breese Senior Citizens, past president of Mater Dei Mother’s and Friends Club, past school board member of District 12 Breese and Beckemeyer, past board of directors of Clinton County Electric Cooperative, past director of Illinois Electric Cooperatives, Kaskaskia College Reading Link Mentor, Volunteer at the Catholic Urban Program, Caseyville, She participated in the Just Faith Social Ministry Group. St. Louis Metro Polka Club. She also participated in the Clinton County Relay for Life and the Plow for a Cure.

    Eleanor leaves her loving family, Dale (Carolyn) Voss of Pierron, Dennis (Amy) Voss of Carlyle, Jim (Donna) Voss of St. Rose, Glen (Denise) Voss of Carlyle, Leon (Julie) Voss of Breese, Peggy (Craig) Timmermann of Aviston, Lynn (Dave) Meddows of Trenton.

    Grandchildren Audra (Dave), Erica (Rob), Stephanie (Stacy), Amanda (Jeremiah), Erin (Chad), Jamie, Kelly, Nick (Angela), Chris (Kayla), Zach (friend Heather), Luke (friend Chelsie), Leann (friend Nick), Kyle (friend Carli), Megan (friend Kyle) Amber, Ryan, Cami and 8 great grandchildren.

    Also survived by sisters, Bertha Voss, Helen Kniepmann

    Sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Theodolinda “Lin” Jansen, Jerome Voss, Armella Wych, Clarence Voss, Leonard (Betty) Voss, Theodore Jr (Laura) Voss,

    Preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son in infancy Charles Gerard, grandsons Blake Voss, Nathan Meddows, her bother Leonard Laux, sister Dorothy Haselhorst and bothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Raymond Kniepmann, Vincent Voss, Steve Haselhorst. Lorraine Voss, Del and Bernard Becker, August Jansen, Aron Wych.

    Funeral mass of Christian burial will be Friday August 12, 2016 at 10:00 am at St. Felicitas Catholic Church in Beaver Prairie with Fr. Larry Nickels presiding. Interment St. Felicitas Cemetery.

    Visitation will be Thursday August 11, from 4 to 8 PM and Friday August 12

    from 8 to 9:30 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials can be made to St. Felicitas Cemetery Fund or the donor’s choice and will be received at the funeral home.

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