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Obituary: Mildred E. Voss

Jan 20, 2016 05:11PM ● Published by Jim

Mildred E. Voss

Mildred E. Voss, age 89, formerly of Mayville, died on Tuesday, January 19, at Hope Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lomira.

The visitation will be at Zion Lutheran Church in Horicon on Monday, January 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Mark Hasty will be officiating and burial will be Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon.

The former Mildred Elsie Zimmel was born on April 4, 1926 to Leon and Della (Pribnow) Zimmel in the town of Theresa. She was united in marriage with Milton Schreier in 1946 and after his death, she married Raymond Voss at Zion Lutheran Parsonage in Horicon. Millie was a hard working wife and mother. Millie worked at Dairyland Plant in Juneau and later she worked for a number of years at the former Mountins, now Jensen Piggly Wiggly in Juneau in the bakery and deli. She and Raymond also operated a farm in rural Horicon since 1948. Millie was a crafter; she made beautiful gifts for her friends and family and always made special gifts for 25th and 50th wedding anniversaries.  Millie was an Avon Lady for many years and she loved to travel. Millie and Raymond traveled the states during their 52 years of marriage and enjoyed Polka dancing and couples bowling at the Mayville bowling alley. Millie liked hunting and fishing in her younger years and she enjoyed cooking and baking. She was known for her Schaum Tort. Millie was a long-time member of Zion Lutheran Church in Horicon where she was a member of the choir. 

Mildred is survived by her children, Marilyn (Daniel) Guenterberg of Iron Ridge and Ronald Voss of Beaver Dam; daughter-in-law, Sharon Schreier of Juneau; sister, Evelyn Kamrath of Mayville; ten grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; a son, Raymond Schreier; siblings Lester Zimmel, Arlene Wetzel Nuemann, LaVerne Sellnow, Helen Eggers, and infant brother, Leander. 

The family wishes to thank the former staff at Moss Flower Harbor and especially the staff at Hope Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lomira. Also, thank you to all the caregivers with Hospice Advantage.

If desired, memorials may be made in Mildred E. Voss’ name to Zion Lutheran Church or your local food pantry or charity of choice. 

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at


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