Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation will be Saturday at church from 12:30 p.m. until the Mass at 1:30. Honoring Brenda's wish, the rite of cremation was conducted. Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, assisted her family with arrangements.
Brenda died surrounded by her family at her home in Davenport on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
Brenda Lee Richters was born on March 9, 1949, in Davenport, a daughter of George and Linda Blocker Richters. She graduated from Central High School Class of 1967 and attended nursing school. She was united in marriage to Thomas Paul Voss on Sept. 7, 1968. He preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 2009.
Brenda was proud to be an Army mom and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Blue Grass. She was a member of Holy Family parish and the prayer group at the church. She also was a member of Daughters of Mokanna-Mohassen Caldron No. 2 for many years. She enjoyed bowling weekly with family and friends and in her leisure time enjoyed sewing, especially quilting. She loved traveling with family and friends and walking Buddi.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Family Church or a favorite charity.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jason and Kelli Voss, Fort Drum, N.Y.; a very special family friend, Lisa Snider, Bettendorf; Jason and Kelli's family, Angela and Michael (Sarah), and their grandchildren, Elijah, Melissa, Dominic, Jordan and Alyna; her sisters, Terri Walz, Davenport, Sandi (Kevin) Moore, Davenport, Robin (Keith) Lamp, Walcott; a brother, Steve (Julie) Richters, Davenport; her mother-in-law, Jane Voss, Davenport; in-laws, Nancy (Gary) Kubat, Madison, Wis., Harry Fritz Voss III, Germany, Richard (Anita) Voss, Hopkinsville, Ky., David (Jo) Voss, Sturgis, S.D., and Peggy (Chuck) Norkus, Davenport; and numerous nieces and nephews; as well as her loving companion till the end, her dog, Buddi.
Brenda was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom, in 2009; and a son, Thomas P. Voss Jr., on May 30, 1995. May they rest in peace.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Brenda's obituary at hmdfuneralhome.com.
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