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“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...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Sharon De Roach

“Thank you for your service in the United States Navy ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: E. Michael & Linda -Probst - WI

“Dixie, Todd, Tory, and family, so sorry for your loss of Phil. Many fond memories from the neighborhood ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Becky Goheen

“"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,...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Maren Hemwall Peterson

“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...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Anne Baruth

“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...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Alice Tank VanDyke

“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...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Lesley McKee

“So sorry for your loss. I had Mr. Voskuil for a 6th grade teacher many moons ago. He was one of the greatest teachers of my lifetime. As a shy...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Nicole Smith - Appleton, WI

“Phil was a great guy who I had the privilege of knowing. He will be missed. May he rest in peace.My sympathy to all those who loved him. ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: Mary - Appleton, WI

“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...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Suzy Hoile

“Mr. Voskuil was one of my favorite teachers at Edison! i have such great memories and learned so much from him! He made learning so much fun! RIP...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Tammy Van Haaster - kimberly, WI

“Todd and family, so sorry for the loss of your father. May you find comfort in the memories...nothing leaves a bigger hole in your heart like the...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Susan Chandler

“Dixie, Todd, Tory and family, we were very sorry to hear that Phil had passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. He...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Ann Wendt - Evans, GA

“We will all miss Phil, but the Lord has another plan for him. I always enjoyed talking to Phil when we were neighbors. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you, wishing you peace. Sincerely, Ray Ostwald ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Ray Ostwald - Lombard, IL

“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...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Anne Goldgar

“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...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Pam Huffman

“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...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Rod & Kathy, Terry, Ann, Terrence & Rodney, Becky & Pat and Kar

“We love you! Please take good care of Mighty Max until we get to! ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Elizabeth Fitzgibbon - Neenah, WI


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 Lutheran church in Lessor, WI. Phil was a teacher for over 30 years at Edison School in Appleton teaching 5th and 6th grades. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, trapping, gardening, and his koi pond. Phil also liked to cook and had a love for all animals. He was an active member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, delivered Meals on Wheels for over 20 years and was a Big Brother. Phil is survived by his wife Dixie, two sons; Todd (Vicki) Voskuil, Tory (Cathy) Voskuil, grandchildren; Taylor Voskuil, Justin Head, Derek (Tess) Micke, Tommy (Aubrey) Adler, Elizabeth (Adam) Fitzgibbon, great grandchildren; Jaden, Abel, and Hudson, a sister, Ruth (Robert) Bolt, brother-in-law Bruce Blom, close friends; Mike and Becca Mannikko, nieces, nephew, other relatives and friends. Phil was preceded in death by his parents, and great-grandson Max. The funeral service for Phil will be held on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM at OUR SAVIOUR’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 3009 N. Meade St., Appleton with Pastor Dee Sim officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Monday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at the church. Interment will be in the Highland Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. The family would like to thank the staff at Rennes, Theda Care Appleton, Dr. David Kuplick and Brad Borgen NP. A memorial fund is being established in Philip’s name.