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VOSS, Carl Sr. 1899-1979


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/8/2017 at 16:33:51

Funeral Services For Carl Voss Sr.

Carl Voss, Sr., 80, of rural Parkersburg, died Thursday, December 13 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital. He was taken to the hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack at his farm home.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 15 at 1:30 p.m. at the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church in rural Holland with the Rev. Carl Regnerus officiating. Wayne Arends, accompanied by Mrs. Clarence Walterman, sang "Nearer My God to Thee" and "Going Down The Valley." Mrs. Walterman also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

Casketbearers were John Muller, William Everts, Harvey Muller, Marvin Eiklenborg, Jake VanHauen and Willard DeVries. Charles Freese and George Krull served as ushers. Floral attendants were Mrs. John Lucktenburg and Mrs. George Krull. Donald Meester and Melvin Freeseman provided cars for the family. Burial was held in the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church cemetery.

Following the committal service, friends and relatives returned to the church for a period of fellowship and refreshments.

Mr. Voss was born August 29, 1899 in Neermoor, Germany, the son of Casper and Christina Scharrel Voss. During World War I, he served in the German Army from 1918 to 1921. In 1923, he came to America and made his home in Nebraska. He went back to Germany in 1925 and lived there until August of 1928 when he returned to America and settled in Parkersburg. On January 7, 1930, he was married to Susie Klunder at the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church parsonage. They farmed in rural Parkersburg and continued to occupy the same farm home after retiring in 1953. He was a member of the Pleasant Valley Reformed Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, three sisters and one brother. Those left to mourn his passing are: his wife, Susie; one son, Carl H. Voss, Jr., of Parkersburg; one sister, Bertha Voss of Wiegboldbur, Germany; and four grandchildren.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 20 December 1979, pg 7


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