Lillian E. Voeltz -- Rochester

ROCHESTER -- A funeral Mass for Lillian E. Voeltz will be at noon Saturday at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Rochester, with the Rev. Paul Surprenant officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Rochester.

Mrs. Voeltz, 91, of Wabasha, formerly of Rochester, died of pneumonia Wednesday (March 5, 2003) at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center in Wabasha.

Lillian Elizabeth Lingen was born April 14, 1911, in Stewartville and grew up in Stewartville and Stacyville, Iowa. She lived in Rochester most of her adult life and was a head desk clerk at Saint Marys Hospital for 32 years. On Oct. 14, 1979, she married Bernard Voeltz at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Rochester. He is a retired Rochester Dairies employee. She was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church and its altar society.

Survivors include her husband; five daughters, Rosemary (Glenn) Frank of Lake City, Kathleen (John) Dombeck of Plymouth, Minn., Margaret Fornell of Frankfort, Ky., Joan Anderson of Eau Claire, Wis., and Winifred (Harley) Kester of Apple Valley, Minn.; a son, Charles (Jean) of Byron; 29 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren. Two brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.

Friends may call an hour before the service Saturday at the church.


Macken Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Health Care Center Chapel Fund.

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