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Duane D. Voss

May 20, 1933 November 10, 2020
Duane D. Voss
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Obituary for Duane D. Voss

Duane D. Voss, 87, of Cairo, NE passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at CHI Health St. Francis Medical Center in Grand Island, NE.

Services will be Friday, November 13, 2020 at 2:00pm at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Oberbeck officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 2:00pm-7:00pm with family present from 4:00pm-6:00pm at Livingston-sondermann Funeral Home. CDC guidelines and masks will be required. The service will be livestreamed on the funeral home YouTube channel  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfhVBVRegU_3S7w9nUxfu6Q.

Duane Donald was born on May 20, 1933 in Grand Island to Joseph and Lenora (Cole) Voss.

He attended Jefferson Elementary and Walnut Junior High in Grand Island. He graduated from Grand Island Senior High.In August 1953 he went into the Army. He served in the medical field and was honorably discharged in 1955. After service, he continued to farm the family farm his great-grandfather had homesteaded. He was married to Ethel Lucille Runge on June 2, 1957 at Cairo, NE. They lived on the same farm all their married life.  Along with farming, Duane worked at Webb Livestock, Grand Island Elevators, and Gro-Rite Premixes. He was a custodian for The State Bank of Cairo from 1987 until 2007, then for Pathway Bank from 2007 until 2010. Duane was affiliated with Aerie No. 378 of the fraternal order of Eagles in Grand Island becoming a member in 1951. He was a life time member of the American Legion # 53 and he received his 60 year pen and certificate in 2014. He was also a member of the Council No 134 of the United Commercial Travelers of America since 1972. He loved the farm, enjoyed traveling, and it was very special to him to have coffee and conversation with friends.

He is survived by his wife, Ethel; sons, Doug Voss (Barbara Beyke) and Dennis (Kelly) Voss; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and brother, David D. (Carol) Voss. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Donald Duane in 1996; an uncle and aunt, Dale and Lucille Lamb; and a brother-in-law, Lyle Harders; sister in law and brother in law, Lawrence and Iona Rolofson; nephew, Ron Harders. Memorials are suggested to Berwick Cemetery or Cairo Volunteer Fire Dept.  Online condolences and sharing of memories may be directed to www.livson.com. Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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Visitation

Thursday

12

Nov

2:00 PM 11/12/2020 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/12/2020 7:00:00 PM
Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel

601 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68803

With family present from 4:00-6:00pm

Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel
601 North Webb Road Grand Island 68803 NE
United States

Service

Friday

13

Nov

2:00 PM 11/13/2020 2:00:00 PM
Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel

601 North Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68803

Livingston Sondermann Funeral Chapel
601 North Webb Road Grand Island 68803 NE
United States
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