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George Voss age 92 of Norfolk, formerly of Winside

Posted: 25 October, 2013

Funeral services for George Voss age 92 of Norfolk, formerly of Winside will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Winside on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Visitation with family present will be held at  Hasemann Funeral Home  of Winside on Monday from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Interment with Military Rites will be held at Pleasant View Cemetery in Winside. Memorials may be directed to the family. He died Friday at the Norfolk Veterans Home in Norfolk.

In Loving Memory
(Age 92 ) George Voss (of Winside)
March 19, 1921            Winside, Nebraska 
Entered Into Rest
October 25, 2013           Norfolk, Nebraska
(Norfolk Veterans Home)
A Christian Service
 St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Winside, Nebraska
Tuesday    10:30 a.m.    October 29, 2013
Rev. Harrison Goodman
“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”
“On Eagles Wings”    “I Know That My Redeemer Lives”
Wayne Denklau Jr.     Bryan Denklau     Rick Kay
Frederick (Fritz) Weible        Howard Dean Allvin  
Kevin Anderson      Gary Anderson      Duane Kay  
Military Rites
Pleasant View Cemetery  Winside, Nebraska

George William Voss was born March 19, 1921, at Winside to Ferdinand and Meta(Koepke) Voss.  He graduated from Winside High School and attended Wayne State College.  He served in the United States Navy during WWII, from August 10, 1942 until his honorable discharge March 1, 1946 with the rank of Yeoman, Second Class, VS USNR Service.  George returned to Winside to work for Schmode-Weible Transfer, later starting his own corn shelling business. George married Beverly Benshoof June 21, 1953 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. In 1954, George and his brother Howard purchased the Weible Tavern.  In 1959, the brothers purchased the Prince Produce Station, buying cream, eggs, and selling feed.  They later added grain grinding and rolling to the business.  Winside Grain and Feed was purchased by George and Howard in 1975. Over the years, George was a school bus driver for Winside Public Schools. He farmed and was a cattle feeder near Winside, retiring in 1991.  On October 24, 2011, George moved to the Norfolk Veterans Home.      
    George was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and church council.  He was member of American Legion Post #252, having served as Commander, Service Officer, and Adjutant, and a former town board member. As a member of the Winside Volunteer Fire Department, he was Fire Chief for many years, and one of four founding members of the Winside Volunteer E.M.T. (Rescue Unit).
    George is survived by his wife, Beverly Voss of Winside; a daughter, Brenda (Larry) Wells of Norfolk; five grandchildren, Kalynda (Hokamp)(Derek) Kuhl, of Norfolk, Blaire Hokamp of Lincoln, Blake Hokamp of Lincoln, Hope Voss of Norfolk, Paige Voss of Wayne; a great-grandson, Spencer Cole of Wayne; sisters, Betty Ann (Marvin) Anderson of Hoskins, and Margaret (Don) Kay of Wayne; sister-in-law, LaVila Voss of Pierce; nieces and nephews.
    George was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, in 1957; son, Tim in 2012; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Lorretta Voss, Lorraine(Wayne) Denklau; four brothers, and a sister-in-law, Howard (Billie) Voss, Leo, Marvin, and William Voss; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ben and Esther Benshoof; and a sister-in-law, Carolyn Goton.

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