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Joseph Oliver Voss, 48, of Belle Plaine, finished his battle with cancer and passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House in Chaska.
A visitation will be held Friday November 15 at Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine from 4-8 pm. There will be a memorial service at St. John Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine on Saturday November 16 at 4 p.m. Visitation will continue 1 hour prior to the services at church. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery, Belle Plaine. Rev. Mark Johnson will officiate the services.
Joe was welcomed into the world June 10, 1965 by parents Marvin and Genevieve (Jan) Voss and three older sisters. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church, Belle Plaine. Joe graduated from Belle Plaine High School and continued to work with his dad at the family auto salvage business. 
He continued to run the business after his father’s death until March of 2011. Joe then worked for Jordan Transformer until his health wouldn’t allow him to work.
Joe has been a part of Arlington Raceway his entire life and spent many hours at the track racing as well as in his shop building and repairing the various vehicles he or his children raced. Joe was always there to lend a hand or a part to any racer that needed it.
Joe married Kathy Barlage on August 27, 1983 and they were blessed with four children, a son Adam, daughter, Sarah, and twin daughters, Kristin and Megan.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Kathy; children, Adam (Lindsey), Sarah (fiance, Dave Moriarty), Kristin, Megan; grandson, Rylen Voss; sisters, Sandra (Mark) Rassmussen, and Schelly Schmitz; sisters-in-law, Geraldine (Robert) Lattimore, Mary (Bryan) Johnson; brother-in-law, Paul Barlage and George Barlage; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Genevieve Voss; sister, Lori Voss; grandparents, George (Lefty) and Naomi Mendlik and Carl and Florence Voss; brothers-in-law, Roman Schmitz and Leon Zellmann; sister-in-law, Susie Zellmann; father and mother-in-law, Joe and Alice Barlage.



1990 - Award winner of the Jeff Rucks Memorial.
1996 - IMCA Stock Car track Champion
2005 - Voss family won the Floyd Allen Memorial award.