|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1925|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 2012|
Sun City West
Voss, Orville D. (Scad)
Lincoln Journal Star Friday, April 20, 2012
Orville D. (Scad) Voss, 86, of Lincoln and Sun City West, Ariz., passed away on March 30, 2012 at his winter home in Sun City West. He was born to Claude and Alta Voss in Andover, S.D. on April 29, 1925. He was an athlete and avid golfer; W.W.II combat veteran; musician; an upland and big game hunter; fisherman; pilot; and teacher of music. An outstanding high school baseball pitcher, football player and musician, he was drafted during his senior year of high school and served in the 136th Infantry Division in campaigns in Italy and France, where he earned both the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
Returning home, he married Jacqueline Rae Holm on December 28, 1946. He attended the University of Nebraska where he earned both a BA and MA in music and music education, and taught instrumental and vocal music in Genoa and Winner, S.D. (1951-61); band and orchestra at Lincoln High School (1961 - 1974), and band, orchestra and boys glee club at Everett Junior High (1974 - 1982). He was a founding member of the NeoClassic Jazz Orchestra (Nebraska Jazz Orchestra), performed extensively with his own one-man band (Scad Voss-Plus), and played with many local jazz groups and big-band orchestras.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son; grandson, Erik; brothers, Cecil, Leo, Marvin, Norman, and Clifford; sisters, Pearl and Verna. He is survived by wife, Jacqueline; son, Steven (Connie); daughter, Wendy (James); grandsons, Andrew (Sara), Nate (Stephanie),Tighe; great grandsons, Wade and Rhett; brother, Gordon; sister, Eunice; sister-in-law, Barbara Kositzky; nieces and nephews, friends and hundreds of students.
A celebration of life will be held at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home on Sunday, April 29th from 2 to 4 p.m. His ashes will be interred in the family cemetery plot in Winner, S.D.
Infant Voss (1955 - 1955)*
Winner City Cemetery
South Dakota, USA
Created by: GLG
Record added: Apr 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88802832