Philip Voskuil
May 25, 1937 - August 3, 2017
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Philip Voskuil, 80, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Philip was born on May 25, 1937 to Clayton and Dorothy (Dulmes) Voskuil. He was a proud veteran having served in the US Navy aboard the USS Hornet, briefing pilots. On June 25, 1960 he was united in marriage to Dixie Blom at Our Savior’s…

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Sharon De Roach left a message on August 10, 2017:
Dixie and family. I was so sorry to hear of Phil's passing. My prayers are with you. May you find peace and comfort as you rest assuredly in God's promises. As Scripture says, "We do not mourn as those who have no hope." Cherish the many happy memories of your 57 years together. God be with you. Sharon De Roach
N. Jones left a message on August 9, 2017:
I'm praying that your family be comforted through this sorrowful time. God knows our pain and provides us with comfort. (Psalms 9:9&10;). He promises us that we will our loved ones again. John 5:28 tells us that he will remember our loved ones and give them life again. Revelations 21:4 provides us with his promise that soon death will not exist. Imagine never having to be separated from our loved one again! May this bring you comfort. NJones
Maren Hemwall Peterson left a message on August 8, 2017:
"Objects in motion tend to stay in motion. Objects at rest tend to stay at rest." On behalf of 30 years of students, thank you for your teaching, your wit, and your impact, Mr. Voskuil. We're all better for having had you in our lives.
Becky Goheen left a message on August 8, 2017:
Dixie, Todd, Tory, and family, so sorry for your loss of Phil. Many fond memories from the neighborhood
Alice Tank VanDyke left a message on August 7, 2017:
So sorry to hear this. Mr. Voskuil was my 5th grade teacher in the 1970s. I still remember his smiling face. He was truly one of the best teachers I had. He was in the job for all of the right reasons. Making a difference in children's lives.
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Lesley McKee left a message on August 7, 2017:
Phil Voskuil and his wife, Dixie were fixtures at Edison School for the many years our 4 girls were students there. They both accomplished what we hope all teachers will by giving our kids a solid foundation for success in life. We offer hugs all around for his grieving family.
Suzy Hoile left a message on August 7, 2017:
I had Mr. Voskuil as a teacher 28 years ago. He is my all time favorite teacher. He made the class fun and all of his lessons were memorable!! I am so thankful he chose to make a difference in kids life like mine. May he Rest In Peace.
Anne Baruth left a message on August 7, 2017:
When we moved to Appleton in '89, Mr. Voskuil was son's sixth grade teacher; a year later, he was our daughter's. He really made a difference for them with his kind and interesting ways; very thankful! Imagine our delight when my husband's rehab weeks this past April were spent across the hall and down a room from Mr. Voskuil! We are so thankful to have had the opportunity to thank him and have several meaningful visits with this wonderful Christian man! Even at the rehab, Mr. Voskuil was quite a storyteller, leader and friend. My husband said you had to get there early to find a seat at his lunch or dinner table ... People were just drawn to him; he always had a lot to offer. As someone once said: great teachers are legends ... God bless you!
Anne Goldgar left a message on August 5, 2017:
So sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Voskuil. I was in his class nearly fifty years ago and still remember him fondly. He was a great teacher and a very kind man.
Rod & Kathy, Terry, Ann, Terrence & Rodney, Becky & Pat and Karma left a message on August 5, 2017:
We are so very sorry to learn of Phil's passing. We kept praying that this surgery would be successful and that he would be able to get around good again and sit by his pond. But it wasn't meant to be, God doesn't make mistakes. We will miss him always. He was a good friend and neighbor for over 50 years.
Pam Huffman left a message on August 5, 2017:
Dixie and family, Was so sorry to learn of Phil's passing. Will always have fond memories of the many conversations that I had with him over the years and of all the fur babies he loved as well. Sincere condolences to you all.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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