Tricounty News

Harold Voss, 92



Harold Voss of St. Cloud died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at his home. He was 92.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, July 2, at Grace United Methodist Church in St. Cloud, with Rev. Lynda Ellis officiating. Friends called after 10 a.m. at the church. Burial was in Zion Cemetery in rural Paynesville.

Harold C. Voss was born Feb. 18, 1920, in Eden Valley Township, Stearns County to Fred and Mathilda (Schoenlaben ) Voss. He married Winafred DeBlois Oct. 4, 1941, in Paynesville. They farmed near Paynesville until 1969 when they moved to St. Cloud. He was employed as a laborer for Landwehr Construction and various other construction companies in Central Minnesota. Harold was a member of Grace Methodist Church in St. Cloud, and International Laborers Union Local #563.

Harold loved to fish, and listen to old-time music by the jammers of the St. Cloud area. His hobbies included hunting and trapping, but most of all, he enjoyed his conversations with friends and relatives.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Winafred July 10, 2004; brothers and sisters Roland, John, Fred, and Harvey Voss, Lucille Voss, Idella Bender, Marie Krupke, and Ruby Krupke.

He is survived by his children Dale (and Marcy) Voss of Avon, Darlene (and Dennis) Thorpe of Willmar, Maxine (and David) Heinrich of Rapid City, S.D.; grandchildren Darren Voss, Michael Voss, Lee Voss, Shelly Voss, Danny Thorpe, Darrell Thorpe, and Cynthia Brooks; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.