Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

May 12, 2013

Margaret Voss


Effingham Daily News

---- — Margaret Voss, of Effingham, formerly of Centralia, died at the age of 85 on May 9, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham, with burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Flora. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today, May 13, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice or to Margaret’s family. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.

Margaret was born June 12, 1927, in Edwardsville, the daughter of Gladys Maxwell. She grew up in Flora with her grandparents and in February 1947, she married Raymond Yoho; five children were born in this marriage. In 1971, she married Leo Voss.

Margaret was a nurse (LPN) for 40 years. She retired from Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Effingham, on Aug. 1, 2008, at the age of 81. Margaret was a member of Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church, Effingham.

Margaret is survived by three daughters, Mary (Louis) Buennemeyer of Effingham, Nancy (Danny) Lunnemann of Pinckneyville and Donna (Joe) Wagner of Teutopolis; grandchildren, Jim (Ellie) Buennemeyer and Tom (Vanessa) Rehkemper, both of Effingham, Adam (Morgan) Wagner of Effingham, Brett Wagner of Teutopolis, Mike (Nikki) Rehkemper of Breese and Steven (Shelly) Rehkemper of Damiansville; seven great-grandchildren, Matthew and Justin Buennemeyer and Aspen Rehkemper, all of Effingham, Devin, Deandra and Delaney Rehkemper of Breese, and Maelee Stephens (fiance, James Phillips) of Altamont; half brother, Frank (Lois) Beck of Odon, Ind.; and sister-in-law, Martha Beck of Farmer City.

Margaret was preceded in death by her mother; infant son, Howard LeRoy and infant daughter, Alta Maxine; husband; grandparents; and great-grandson, Brady Joseph Rehkemper.

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