Benson Funeral HomeSt. Cloud, MNLove Lasts Forever
About UsStaffPlanningLocationResourcesGrief SupportObituariesMerchandiseLodgingContact Us
Anita D. Vossen,   Age 76
Funeral Time: Private family service
Funeral Location: Private family service
Burial Location: Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN
    Anita D. Vossen, 76
    St. Cloud, MN
    February 12, 1944 – May 8, 2020
     Anita Dorothy Vossen, age 76, of St. Cloud, MN, died peacefully at her home on Friday, May 8, 2020.
     A private family memorial service will be held at Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN.
     Anita was born February 12, 1944, on a dairy farm near Watkins, to Alphonse and Adeline (Theisen) Kuechle, the eldest daughter of thirteen siblings. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, she showed her care and patience for children through her 34 years teaching Special Education in St. Paul. Anita married James R. Vossen on June 14, 1969 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Watkins, MN.
     Anita actively participated in her strong Catholic faith community by singing in the church choir for 34 years in Apple Valley. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, St. Cloud and possessed a strong devotion to the Mother of God and a love of the Divine Mercy Image and prayers. Anita served weekly at Senior Dining and Meals on Wheels in Kimball. She was the Secretary for the Kimball Historical Society and active with the Stearns County Jail Ministry program.
     Anita will be remembered for her generosity, wit, culinary skills, flowers and gardening, and her love of country music.
     She will be sincerely missed by her Wednesday Bible Study group and her many special friends.
     Anita's greatest loves were her husband of 50 years, Jim; her four sons, Rick (Becky) Vossen of Lakeville, MN, Brian (Jackie) Vossen of Otsego, MN, Mark (Reese) Vossen of Woodbury, MN, and Darin (Carrie) Vossen of Sartell, MN; eleven grandchildren, Katie Ziemann, Drew, Nick, Luke, Justin, Cecelia, Nathan, Claire, Ethan, Eli, and Kyler Vossen; her brothers, Art (Margie) Kuechle of Eden Valley,MN, Ron (Robin) Kuechle of Plymouth, MN, Willy (Marge) Kuechle of Watkins, MN, Allen (Diane) Kuechle of Watkins, MN, Pat (Dorothy) Kuechle of Sauk Rapids, MN and Jeff Kuechle of Watkins, MN; sisters, Mary (Jim) Lang of Little Falls, MN, Reni (Doug) Stroschein of Long Prairie, MN, Judy (Marc) Olson of Elbow Lake, MN, Teresa (Chuck) Justin of Lincoln, NE, Dory (Rich) Ecker, of Richmond, MN and Sheila (Roger) Braegelmann of Kimball, MN.
     Anita was preceded in death by her parents Alphonse and Adeline Kuechle and brother Fred Kuechle.
     We will forever miss her cheerful and loving nature and her beautiful smile.
Send your condolences
Benson Funeral Home invites you to use the form below to share your memories and offer your sympathy to the family of the deceased. We will be honored to pass them along.

Your Information
Please use the below space for your condolence:

Please enter the letters/numbers shown below (we have implemented this security measure to decrease the amount of spam received by the funeral home):

Family Login
Send flowers
Click Here for a list of local florists.


Benson Funeral Home • 1111 25th Avenue South • St. Cloud, MN 56301 • (320) 252-3132 •

About Us | History | Tours, Education & Aftercare | Staff | Pre-Planning | Making Arrangements | Service Considerations | Facility | Directions | Resources | Grief Support | Obituaries | Merchandise | Lodging | Contact Us | Family Login

Click for Saint Cloud, Minnesota Forecast

Copyright © Benson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.