Obit: Voss, Lannie G. (1932 - 2016)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Ecke, Erickson, Hanson, Hardrath, Jensen, Thorson, Voss

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 7/05/2016

Voss, Lannie G. (26 JUN 1932 - 4 JUL 2016)

Lannie G. Voss, age 84, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016 at Golden Living Center - Continental Manor in Abbotsford.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at First United Church of Christ in Colby. Pastor Teri Hanson will officiate. Interment will follow at the Dorchester Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Colby VFW Post #2227.

Family and friends are welcome from 11:00 AM until time of service Thursday at the church.

Lannie was born on June 26, 1932 in Dorchester, the son of Edmund and Mildred (Ecke) Voss.

Lannie was united in marriage to Elaine Erickson in November of 1955. They later divorced.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his discharge, Lannie held various jobs including farming, working for Meyer Manufacturing, various cheese factories and driving truck. He also owned the Colby Cafe and Club 64.

Lannie was a member of First United Church of Christ in Colby and the Colby VFW Post #2227. He enjoyed polka music, fishing, camping and cooking. Lannie especially cherished his family.

Lannie is survived by his special friend, Marianne Thorson of Abbotsford, three children: Gary Voss of Abbotsford, Lanny Scott Voss of Antigo and Debby (Rick) Hardrath of Abbotsford; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is further survived by a brother, Eddie (Arla) Voss, Jr. of Colby and a sister, Bonnie (JJ) Jensen of Medford; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his ex-wife, Elaine.



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