Funeral services for Laures Laural Voge of Bertha will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at the Faith United Church of Christ in Bertha with Pastor Marli Danielson presiding. Friends may call at the Domian-Anderson Funeral Home from 5:00 until 8:00 PM on Tuesday and at the church from 9:00 AM until the time of services on Wednesday. Laures passed away at the age of 84 years on March 22, 2012 at the Central Todd County Care Center in Clarissa.
Laures was born on June 18, 1927 in the Thiel Hospital at Bertha to Oscar and Emily (Hansen) Johnson. She graduated from Bertha High School in 1945 and the St. Cloud Teacher’s College in 1947. Years later she returned to school and obtained her bachelors degree. She was united in marriage with LeRoy William Voge in Bertha on July 23, 1949.
Laures was an elementary school teacher for 47 years, first at the Hewitt Elementary and later Bertha-Hewitt Elementary in Bertha. She was a lifetime resident of Bertha and was active in her community as a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Woman’s Club, and the Faith United Church of Christ Woman’s Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, music, watching old movies, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Laures was preceded in death by her husband LeRoy on March 28, 2007 and parents Oscar and Emily Johnson. She is survived by her son Roderick L. (Jane) Voge of Clarissa; and grandsons Justin (Julie) and their son Colton of Whitesboro, Texas, Jeremy (Kristie) and their children Caden, EmmaRay, Payton and Mallory of Sauk Rapids, and Jared (Lindsay) of Ames, Iowa.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Caden Line-Voge, Colton Voge, EmmaRay Voge, Payton Voge and Mallory Voge. Pallbearers will be Richard Voge, Jerry Nanik, Gene Lorentz, Justin Voge, Jeremy Voge and Jared Voge.
Interment will be in the Peace Evangelical Cemetery at Bertha.