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Arthur “Arty” Joseph Voss, 96

Posted May 16, 2015 at 8:23 pm

Arthur “Arty” Joseph Voss of Akron, Iowa, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Akron Care Center.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 18 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akron with Reverend Craig Collison celebrating mass. Reverend James Bruch and Monsignor Richard Zenk will concelebrate. Deacon Richard Port will be assisting. Interment will follow at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. Sunday, May 17 at Carlsen Funeral Home in Akron. There will be a 5:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Rosary followed by a 7:00 p.m. Scriptural Wake Service all at Carlsen Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

Arthur Joseph Voss was born June 3rd, 1918,

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