Margaret Voss (85) of Effingham


Published on May 9 2013 2:33 pm

Margaret Voss (85) of Effingham, Illinois, formerly of Centralia, died Thursday, May 9, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 14 at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham with burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Flora. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church.

Margaret was born June 12, 1927 in Edwardsville, the daughter of Gladys Maxwell. She grew up in Flora with her grandparents and in February of 1947, she married Raymond Yoho and they had five children. In 1971, she married Leo Voss. Mararet was a nurse (LPN) for 40 years. She retired from Lakeland Rehabilitation and Heatlh Care Center in Effingham August 1, 2008 at the age of 81. Margaret was a member of Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church in Effingham.

She is survived by daughters, Mary (husband Louis) Buennemeyer of Effingham, Nancy (husband Danny) Lunnemann of Pinckneyville and Donna (husband Joe) Wagner of Teutopolis; grandchildren, Jim (wife Ellie) Buennemeyer, Tom (wife Vanessa) Rehkemper, both of Effingham, Adam (wife Morgan) Wagner of Effingham and Brett Wagner of Teutopolis, Mike (wife Nikki) Rehkemper of Breese, Steven (wife Shelly) Rehkemper of Damiensville; six great-grandchildren, Matthew and Justin Buennemeyer, Aspen Rehkemper, all of Effingham, Devin Deandra and Delaney Rehkemper of Breese; great-great-granddaughter, Maelee Stephens (fianece, James Phillips) of Altamont; half-brother, Frank (wife Lois) Beck of Odin, 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 and grandparents.