Edward W. Voss

Alton | Tuesday, December 13 2011

Edward W. Voss, 78, passed away at 6:43 am Tuesday December 13, 2011 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Alton.

He was born on September 22, 1933 in Alton, the son of Leo & Rose (Hartmann) Voss.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, a member of the Alton Road Runners, taught at Western Military Academy for many years, and also at Marquette Catholic High School for 14 years retiring in 2000.

He is survived by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Ray Voss of Alton, and Jim & Rita Voss of Placerville, CA; several nieces and nephews, Barbara Allen , Dan & Chris Zitt, Teri & Danny Haydon, Mary & Tony Brown, Paul Voss , Matt & Paula Voss,  Tom & Robin Voss, Anne Voss Dogon, Laura & Jeff Kidman, Mike & Brigit Voss, Susan & Greg Matejcic, and David Voss.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Alice Pickerel, Sandie Conners, and Eleanor Zitt.

In celebration of his life, a Memorial Mass will be held at 10 am Saturday January 7, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.

Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements and online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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