Jean L. Vosholler, age 86 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, August 28, 2016, at Faith Countryside Homes/Faith Care Center in Highland, IL.
She was born August 25, 1930, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Milton and Nora (nee Ammann) Dubach.
On May 29, 1948, she married Fred T. “Fritz” Vosholler at Highland, IL, who passed away on July 03, 1995.
She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. She was also a member of Helvetia Sharpshooters Society – Highland.
Mrs. Vosholler was born at St. Joseph Hospital in Highland; grew up on the family farm southwest of Highland and attended the Old Zobrist Country School. Prior to her marriage, she had worked at Wick’s Organ Company in Highland. Following her marriage, she and her husband lived and farmed on the Vosholler Family Farm east of Highland. They moved to their home on East Broadway in Highland in 1965. From the early 1970’s, the Voshollers operated F & J Disposal in Highland. For some 25 years, Mrs. Vosholler catered weddings and other large events in the community. She worked at the Highland Home since 1991 in the Dining Room and Kitchen. She and her husband were very active in Helvetia Sharpshooters Park (she oversaw the kitchen; he ran the dancehall). Mrs. Vosholler was a doll collector; she and her husband enjoyed dancing and fishing; she enjoyed playing cards, especially Euchre, and playing Bingo.
Survivors include :
Son – Ronnie F. (Lorraine) Vosholler, Highland, IL
Son – David J. (Cindy) Vosholler, Highland, IL
Daughter – Joan M. Vosholler, Maryville, IL
Daughter – Joyce A. Barth, St. Rose, IL
Grandchild – Sheri L. (Todd) Johnson, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Kim S. (Ryan Wirz) Vosholler, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Stephanie R. (Travis) Gerstner, Aviston, IL
Grandchild – Valerie L. Vosholler, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Amanda J. (Eric) Detmer, Aviston, IL
Grandchild – Brad A. (Kirsten) Barth, Germantown, IL
Grandchild – Megan R. (Fiance – Alan Winkeler) Barth, St. Rose, IL
Grandchild – Kayla R. (Significant Other – Brad Budde) Barth, St. Rose, IL
Great Grandchild – Bailey Johnson
Great Grandchild – Joshua Johnson
Great Grandchild – Lexi Johnson
Great Grandchild – Jack Gerstner
Great Grandchild – Braden Wirz
Great Grandchild – Dylan Gerstner
Great Grandchild – Maddie Wirz
Great Grandchild – Jacob Detmer
Great Grandchild – Maverick Barth
Sister – Bernice M. (James) Gilomen, Trenton, IL
Sister – Mary Ann (Richard) Albrecht, Staunton, IL
She was preceded in death by :
Husband – Fred T. “Fritz” Vosholler Died 7/3/1995
Father – Milton J. “Mink” Dubach Died 2/27/1986
Mother – Nora M. (nee Ammann) Dubach Died 8/26/2002
Sister – Carol E. “Ducky” Ruehrup Died 2/20/2016
Sister – Lois Dubach (stillborn infant)
Son-in-law – August “Augie” Barth Died 2/1/2016
Brother-in-law – Leroy F. Ruehrup Died 3/30/2007
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Thursday, September 01, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 01, 2016, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL., with Rev. Father Pat G. Jakel officiating.
Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Helvetia Sharpshooters Society or Shriners Hospital for Children.