Franklin LeRoy Voss Sr., age 80, of Manawa, went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Appleton Medical Center.
He was born on October 27, 1932, in the Town of Union, Waupaca County, son of the late Max and Eleanore (Wohlrabe) Voss. On March 14, 1952, he was united in marriage to Joyce Plowman at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Symco. They enjoyed 61 years of marriage together. Frank proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a milk hauler for 42 years where he made many friends.
He is survived by his wife Joyce; children: Frank Jr. (June), Mike (Pat), Russell and Tom; 2 grandsons, Joshua and Zachary, of which he loved to spend time with; a brother Evan (Evangeline), and a special niece Judy. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
The funeral service for Franklin will be held on Monday, July 8, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Symco with Rev. Jeffrey Smiles officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in the Town of Union. A visitation for Franklin will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. at the Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home in Manawa and on Monday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Assisting the family is Cline-Hanson-Dahlke Funeral Home, Manawa, www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com