In memory of
Wililam J. "Bill" Voos
Voos, William J. 'Bill' 90, of Greenwood, IN, passed away Sunday January 10, 2021, at ManorCare Health Services - Indy South. He was born July 2, 1930 in St. Louis, MO to William Fred Voos and Dollie Mae (Hall) Voos. He married Louise M. (Huddle) Voos on August 27, 1954 in St. Louis, MO, she survives. He was a graduate of Wellston High School in St. Louis, MO, attended the University of Kansas and was a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He was a United States Army Veteran. He served as the Dean of the Herron School of Art and Design for twenty years in Indianapolis, IN. He previously had been the President of the Atlanta College of Art for thirteen years, taught college art, also teaching art Ferguson High School in Ferguson, MO, and an advertising firm in St. Louis, MO. He had served as president of the Senior Academy at I.U.P.U.I in Indianapolis. He was a former member of the Community Church of Greenwood and attended Southland Community Church in Greenwood. He enjoyed trains, planes, history of wars, abstract painting and acrylic art, hiking, canoeing and had a lifelong passion of traveling. He had been a member of the Boy Scouts of America having received his Eagle Scout honor. Survivors include his wife Louise M. (Huddle) Voos of Greenwood, IN, three daughters Nancy E. Givens (Paul) of South Lake, TX, Susan L. Blackledge (Fred A.) of Indianapolis, IN and Patricia A. Voos of Greenwood, IN, two grandchildren Jack Givens and Luke Givens. He was preceded in death by his parents. Services: Due to COVID-19 Mandates, the Reverend Steve Schellin will conduct a private family service that will be live-streamed on Thursday January 14, 2021 at 10AM at www.swartzmortuary.com/obituary/william-voos . Please use Firefox Internet or Google Chrome for optimal viewing. A private family graveside will follow with military honors by the United States Army Honor Guard at Marion National Cemetery in Marion, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758516 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or at www.woundedwarriorproject.org . Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com . Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN is handling the arrangements. Information 317-738-0202.
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In memory of
Wililam J. "Bill" Voos
Voos, William J. 'Bill' 90, of Greenwood, IN, passed away Sunday January 10, 2021, at ManorCare Health Services - Indy South. He was born July 2, 1930 in St. Louis, MO to William Fred Voos and Dollie Mae (Hall) Voos. He married Louise M. (Huddle) Voos on August 27, 1954 in St. Louis, MO, she survives. He was a graduate of Wellston High School in St. Louis, MO, attended the University of Kansas and was a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He was a United States Army Veteran. He served as the Dean of the Herron School of Art and Design for twenty years in Indianapolis, IN. He previously had been the President of the Atlanta College of Art for thirteen years, taught college art, also teaching art Ferguson High School in Ferguson, MO, and an advertising firm in St. Louis, MO. He had served as president of the Senior Academy at I.U.P.U.I in Indianapolis. He was a former member of the Community Church of Greenwood and attended Southland Community Church in Greenwood. He enjoyed trains, planes, history of wars, abstract painting and acrylic art, hiking, canoeing and had a lifelong passion of traveling. He had been a member of the Boy Scouts of America having received his Eagle Scout honor. Survivors include his wife Louise M. (Huddle) Voos of Greenwood, IN, three daughters Nancy E. Givens (Paul) of South Lake, TX, Susan L. Blackledge (Fred A.) of Indianapolis, IN and Patricia A. Voos of Greenwood, IN, two grandchildren Jack Givens and Luke Givens. He was preceded in death by his parents. Services: Due to COVID-19 Mandates, the Reverend Steve Schellin will conduct a private family service that will be live-streamed on Thursday January 14, 2021 at 10AM at www.swartzmortuary.com/obituary/william-voos . Please use Firefox Internet or Google Chrome for optimal viewing. A private family graveside will follow with military honors by the United States Army Honor Guard at Marion National Cemetery in Marion, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758516 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or at www.woundedwarriorproject.org . Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com . Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN is handling the arrangements. Information 317-738-0202.
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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