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Tuesday December 17th, 2019
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Emerson Voge

Emerson Voge, age 94, of West Alexandria, Ohio died peacefully Friday, December 13, 2019 at Hospice of Dayton surrounded by his family. He was born November 28, 1925 in West Alexandria to the late Harry and Lucille (Heisman) Voge. Mr. Voge, a lifelong Preble County farmer, was a lifetime member of Salem Lutheran Church in West Alexandria where he served in various leadership roles. He served his community as a Director of the Twin Valley Bank for 25 years, a founding member of the Preble County Pork Festival, a member of the Preble County Planning Commission and a member of the Twin Valley South School Board. He was preceded in death by his wife Agnes (Sourbeer) Voge; his sister Eileen (John) Ware and son-in-law Joe Cress. He is survived by his wife Polly Switzer Voge of West Alexandria; son Frederick Voge of West Alexandria; daughter Deborah (Greg) Cress-Moore of Laura; son Roger (Rebekah) Voge of West Alexandria; daughter Marcia (Daniel) Reke of Troy; sister Helen (Roy) Sollenberger; stepdaughters Sheryl (John) Berger of Cincinnati, and Clara Wienhoff of Englewood; 10 grandchildren, Julie, Emily, Michael, David, Adam, Lindsey, Abby, Charlie, Courtney and Caitlyn and 8 great-grandchildren Owen, Kaylee, Carter, Charlotte, Kasen, Kooper, Maya and Elijah. Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Salem Lutheran Church, 70 E. Dayton St., West Alexandria, Ohio. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 10:30 am at Salem Lutheran Church with Rev. Daniel Mershon officiating. Burial will follow at Sugar Grove Cemetery, West Alexandria. Memorials may be made to Salem Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Hospice of Dayton. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton, Ohio is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhom.com

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My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Voge. May God be with you as you enter this next phase of your lives.

Dr. Jeff Studebaker Dec 17 2019 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with Fred and all the family.

Mike and Judy McGinnis Dec 16 2019 12:00 AM

We always enjoyed our visits with Emerson and Polly!! Rosalie and Glenn Wienhoff

Glenn Wienhoff Dec 15 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you Glenn and Rosalie. They always enjoyed visiting with you as well. Clara

Clara Wienhoff Dec 15 2019 12:00 AM