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Mary "Joann" (Brady) VOSS

VOSS, JEFFRIES, LANG, BRADY, BREWSTER, HARRISON, WADLE, FORRETT, KASEL, HOPPE

Posted By: Sarah Thorson Little (email)
Date: 10/4/2009 at 11:46:45

October 4, 2009
Fort Dodge Messenger, Iowa

EAGLE GROVE - Mary "Joann" Voss (75) died peacefully in her home in Eagle Grove, Iowa on Saturday, September 26th surrounded by family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father and mother. Survivors include her husband, Leonard Voss of Eagle Grove; 4 children: Mark Voss of Ankeny, Mary Lynn and husband John Jeffries of Eden Prairie, MN, Carol and husband Lanny Lang of Phoenix, AZ and Jill and husband Marty Wadle of Algona; 10 wonderful grandchildren; 4 siblings: Dan Brady of Ankeny, Linda Brewster of Oak Hill, VA and Dick Brady and Laurie Harrison of Clarion and many wonderful relatives and friends.

A celebration of Joann's life will be held on Thursday, October 8th at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Eagle Grove. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time with a Rosary Service at 9 a.m. all in the parish center, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Memorials may be directed to Wright County Hospice, Clarion, Iowa 50525, in appreciation of the incredible care and assistance they provided during her nearly year long illness with cancer and at the time of her death.

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Visitation:
Thursday, October 8, 2009
9:00 AM until 11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Eagle Grove, Iowa,

Service:
Thursday, October 8, 2009
11:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Eagle Grove, Iowa,

Special Services:
Rosary - 9 am Thursday

Mary “Joann” Voss (75) died peacefully in her home in Eagle Grove, Iowa on Saturday, September 26th surrounded by family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father and mother. Joann was born in Dougherty, Iowa on April 24, 1934, the daughter of James Virgil Brady and Lila Christine (Forrett) Brady. The family moved to Clarion, Iowa in 1947. She Graduated from Clarion High School in 1952, attended a year of nurses training in Sioux City, Iowa and moved back to Clarion and worked for several years at the Sheldon Insurance Agency. She fell in love and married Leonard Frank Voss at St. John’s Catholic Church in Clarion, Iowa in 1955. They then moved to Eagle Grove and raised their family. In August of 1961 they opened and continued to operate the Voss Floor Covering business until they retired in November of 1995.

She is survived by her husband, Leonard Voss of Eagle Grove and four children, Mark Voss of Ankeny, Iowa, Mary Lynn and husband John Jeffries of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Carol and husband Lanny Lang of Phoenix, Arizona and Jill and husband Marty Wadle of Algona, Iowa; and her ten wonderful grandchildren: Michelle Lang Kasel of Phoenix Arizona, Ryan Jeffries in the United States Marine Corp in California, Nicole Lang, Phoenix, Arizona and attending graduate school at NAU in Flagstaff, Arizona, Kristina Voss of Ankeny, Iowa and attending Creighton in Omaha, Nebraska, Rachel Jeffries of Eden Prairie, Minnesota and attending Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Joel Lang of Phoenix, Arizona and attending Chandler Gilbert Community College, Reece (12) and Megan (10) Wadle of Algona, Iowa, Holly Hoppe of Arkansas, and Jenny Voss of Omaha, Nebraska. She is further survived by her four siblings, Dan Brady of Ankeny, Iowa, Linda Brewster of Oak Hill, Virginia and Dick Brady and Laurie Harrison of Clarion Iowa and by many wonderful relatives and friends.

She was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Eagle Grove and loved spending time with family and friends at their cabin at Lake Cornelia. She enjoyed reading and was a faithful and graceful woman.

Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove, Iowa
http://www.funeralplan.com/foustfh/obits?id=179816


 

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