Roseline “Rose” Voss, 87, Linn, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Feb. 4, 1934, to the late Henry and Mary Jane (Radmacher) Mengwasser in Rich Fountain.
She was united in marriage to the love of her life, Leonard J. Voss April 24, 1954, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Rose graduated from Sacred Heart School in Rich Fountain. She was a wonderful homemaker raising her seven children. Once all the children were in school, Rose worked for Linn Manufacturing, McGraw Edison, Shopsmith and Mosby in Linn until her retirement in 1999.
She was a very dedicated member of St. George Catholic Church in Linn and to St. Ann’s Sodality. Rose also volunteered at summer school at Linn R-2.
She enjoyed cooking for her family, making sure no one left hungry and she never threw out a piece of clothing that could be patched. Rose had a special gift of lifting people’s spirits if they were having a bad day. When she found time to relax, she enjoyed bowling, gardening, watching her television shows and taking a John Deere gator ride with Leonard to go check the cattle. Rose also enjoyed going for a drive with Leonard to the farm to check the river level or just going for a Sunday drive in the country.
She was a very devoted Catholic, beginning each day praying the Rosary with Leonard before she began her daily tasks.
Rose was preceded in death by parents, Henry and Mary Jane; seven brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by spouse of 67 years, Leonard; children, Sharon Monroe and husband Keith, JoAnn Campbell, John Voss and Bonnie Kliethermes and husband Rodney, all of Linn, Lennie Voss and wife Brenda of Loose Creek, Judy Starr and husband Jim of Columbia and Gary Voss and wife Jaimi of Jefferson City; 16 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren with one on the way; brother, Norbert Mengwasser of Rich Fountain; sister, Bernadine Pope of Rich Fountain; sister-in-law, Leona Mengwasser of Jefferson City; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A private family visitation was held at Morton Chapel in Linn.
A public Mass of Christian burial was held Tuesday, July 13, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. Colin Franklin officiatin. Interment was in the St. George Parish Cemetery.
Memorial contributions suggested to St. George Catholic Church in Linn.
Arrangements entrustred to Morton Chapel in Linn.