Roy C. Voeller
July 2, 1917 - February 10, 2012
Roy Charles Voeller, 94, of Norwalk peacefully passed away on Friday, February 10, 2012 at the Norwalk Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born July 2, 1917 in Rugby North Dakota. He was the son of Sylvester and Barbara Voeller.
Roy was a retired cabinet maker. He had a love of flying. In his spare time he built his own bi-plane in his basement. In 1976, he proudly displayed his plane in the bicentennial parade.
He served in the Navy during World War II. He was a Captain of the Patrol Bombing Squad 116 in action against the Japanese forces in the Pacific War area in 1945. He received several metals and commendations for his courage and devotion to duty in the face of hostile anti-aircraft fire.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Cosma (Gussie) of 68 years, his two daughters Barbara Bradford (Vincent) of Norwalk and Sharon Kusha (Ray) of Florida, four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his parents and 22 brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be private and interment immediately following at St. Johns Cemetery.