Paul Voss

Paul Voss
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Paul C. Voss, 87, of Belleville, IL, born August 18, 1928, in Belleville, IL, died Thursday, July 21, 2016 at his residence.

Mr. Voss worked for the Monsanto Company for more than 30 years before his retirement, and remained active in their retiree group.  He was a lifetime member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Belleville, Illinois; he was an usher and a member of the men’s club at the church.  Paul was a U. S. Army Korean war veteran.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Lukas Voss; his parents, Harry C. and Edna M., nee Rampenthal, Voss; two brothers, Harry and Jim Voss; two sisters, Mary Lou Dunlap and Ruth McHugh; and two sisters-in-law, Emily Voss and Rose Marie Quirin.

Surviving are his loving wife of 65 years, Betty A., nee Branom, Voss, whom he married on January 6, 1951 at St. Mary Catholic Church, Belleville, IL;
five children, Stephen P. (Marilyn) Voss of Millstadt, IL,
Nancy A. Schulte of Belleville, IL,
Joseph J. (Linda) Voss of Freeburg, IL,
Patrick Voss of Fairview Heights, IL,
and Suzanne M. Voss of Maplewood, MO;
(15) grandchildren, Cari (Chad) East,
Christina (Noah) Vineyard,
Matthew (Gayle) Schulte,
Tony (Robbie) Voss,
Alex (Nate) Parker,
Caitlin Voss,
Lily Voss,
Max Voss,
Lauren Blick,
Elayna (Zach) Wyckoff,
And Shane Blick;
nine great-grandchildren;
one brother, Richard Voss of Belleville, IL;
three sisters-in-law, Bette Voss of Belleville, IL,
Betty C.Voss of Belleville, IL,
and Helen Hollynsworth of Foley, AL;
God-child and niece, Judy Kinsella;
and many other nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Stella Wagner Endowment Fund at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2016, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.  A prayer service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Funeral:  Funeral procession will leave at 9:40 a.m. Monday, July 25, 2016, from George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, for a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial, at St. Mary Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Christopher Anyanwu, Msgr. William McGhee, and Msgr. John Myler concelebrating.  Burial with military honors will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Paul Voss

Please know the WInter family send or prayers and love..peace to you all.

Mary Blaies , Freeburg, Il, 62243

Pat, sorry for your loss.

Geno Coppotelli, St. Louis, MO, 63105

Nancy/Suzie, Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

Kim Roach-Venable, Christopher, IL, 62822

Nancy and Betty please accept our condolences for the loss of your father and husband.

Del Hatches , Navarre , Fl, 32566

Joe and Linda our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God surround you with comfort and peace at the lost of your Dad.

Love you both, Shirley & Bryan

Shirley & Bryan Mohr, Smithton, IL, 62285

Betty and Family, I was so sorry and surprised to hear of Paul’s death. Please accept my condolences. I will miss Paul and you as my neighbor.

Marilyn Linton, Belleville, IL, 62226

Dear Voss Family, I was sad to hear about Mr. Voss’s passing. I only have the nicest memories about him when we were growing up across the street from you on West A. Know that along with him, you are all in my prayers.

Luann Toennies, Belleville, IL, 62220

Dear Voss Family, my family will always treasurer the times we had in the neighborhood, memories are forever and love is held in the heart.
Dede Voegtle Hendricks

Dede hendricks, Belleville, Il, 62223


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