Joseph E. Voss

Joseph E. Voss, 88, passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2008 at Samaritan Health Center.

He was born on March 15, 1920 to Herman and Marie (nee Wiechers) Voss.

Joe worked at Pick’s Industries for over 40 years, retiring in 1983.

Joe enjoyed raking leaves and puttering around the house. He also liked hunting, fishing and, in his younger years, bowling and playing horseshoes.

He spent summers at his place up north with his brother, Howard.

Joseph will be missed and forever loved by his siblings, Charles (Elvera) Voss, and Helen Schneider, all of West Bend; and his nieces and nephews, Barbara Schneider (friend, Randy Maastricht), Denise (John) Kenworthy, Thomas (Jillian) Lippert, Michael Voss, Stephen (Katie) Voss, Thomas (Kathy) Voss, and Janean Voss.

He will also be missed by many great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Howard, and a nephew, Joseph Schneider.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 24 at 12 p.m., at Holy Angels Catholic Church, 138 N. 8th Ave., West Bend with Fr. Jerry Brittain officiating.

Visitation with family and friends will be held on Monday, March 24 from 11 a.m. until mass at noon; interment at Holy Angels Cemetery immediately following.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nursing staff of SynergyHealth St. Joseph’s Hospital of West Bend, third floor, Dr. Olafsson, Dr. Gibson and the staff of 1st floor Samaritan Health Center.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. Call 338-2050 or visit