August 2, 1931 - June 21, 2019
Funeral services for Florance Voge of Deer Creek will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek with Pastor Donald Wagner presiding. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Schuller Family Funeral Home's Johnson Schuller Chapel in Wadena. The visitation will continue on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church. Florance, 87, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Friday, June 21, 2019, at the Perham Living Center, Perham, MN. Florance was born to Carl and Esther (Peterson) Paulson on August 2, 1931, in Parkers Prairie, MN. She grew up on a farm outside of Parkers Prairie and attended school nearby. She was united in marriage to Earl Wardien on February 15, 1949, at the First Evangelical Church in Parkers Prairie. She was the head cook for the Deer Creek Public School, and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aid, LWML, 4-H Club, and Spoon & Needle Homemarkers Club. In 1986, Florance was united in marriage to Alan Voge at the United Methodist Church in Deer Creek. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and sewing. She found solace in tending her garden and canning the fruits of her labor. She was an avid Twins and Shockers baseball fan. Preceding Florance in death were her husbands, Earl Wardien on September 10, 1979 and Alan Voge in February 2000; parents, Carl and Esther; daughter Lori Perkins; siblings, Harry, Lloyd, and Leonard Paulson; sister-in-law, Beverly Paulson; and son-in-law, Kenneth Koep. Florance leaves loving memories for her children, Wayne (Connie) Wardien of Myrtle Beach, SC, Arvin (Cindy) Wardien of Long Prairie, Linnea (Steve) Gray of Deer Creek, Diane (Randy) George of Deer Creek, Debbie Koep of WA, Greg (Kathleen) Voge of Chugiak, AK, son-in-law, Wayne (Lisa) Perkins of Deer Creek, and son Jeff Voge of Deer Creek; brother, Vernard (Neva) Paulson of Lafayette, MN; sister-in-law Doris Paulson of Parkers Prairie; along with 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be Florance’s grandchildren. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery next to her first husband Earl, in Deer Creek, MN.
Funeral services for Florance Voge of Deer Creek will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 28, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek with Pastor Donald Wagner presiding. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m.... View Obituary & Service Information
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