Donald Lee Elmer Voges, 73, of Red Bud, IL; born August 15, 1940 in Belleville, IL; passed away on Friday, December 27, 2013 at New Athens Home for the Aged. Mr. Voges was an airplane cleaner and mechanic and worked in customer service for Western and later Delta Airlines. Don was a proud member of the NRA and enjoyed hunting when he was younger. Mr. Voges honorably served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.
He is preceded in death by his parents Theodore and Amanda, nee Koerber, Voges.
He is survived by 1 brother – Theodore Voges of Baldwin, IL. 1 sister – Judy (Norman) Baetz of Red Bud, IL. 2 nephews – Scott Voges; Marion Baetz. 2 nieces – Carrie Voges; Suzanne (Timothy) Hill.
Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army or Hospice of Southern Illinois.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 from 9:00am to 11:00am.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:00am with Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements