Elmer Voth, 91Elmer Henry Voth, 91, of Red Wing, died Thursday, April 26, at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center.
Elmer Henry Voth, 91, of Red Wing, died Thursday, April 26, at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 11, 1921, in Red Wing, the son of Henry P. and Anna Marie (Dicke) Voth. He attended rural school in Featherstone Township and Immanuel Lutheran School. He married Bertha Berner on May 30, 1949, in McAllen, Texas. They were dairy farmers for many years in Featherstone Township and Elmer also worked at S. B. Foot Tannery. Bertha died May 30, 2010.
He was a member of Concordia Lutheran where he served as the first president of the church council. He enjoyed watching sports and was an avid Minnesota Twins fan. He also enjoyed traveling and was always friendly and willing to help others.
Survivors include his seven children, Dean Voth of Red Wing, Wayne (Katherine) Voth of Lewiston, Donna (Skip) Baker of Red Wing, Kelvin (Barb) Voth of Red Wing, Gerald (Theresa) Voth of Elmwood, Wis., Randy Voth of Wabasha, and Frank (Brenda) Voth of Red Wing; 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Hubert (Audrey) Voth of Red Wing.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha; brothers Raymond, Walter, Reuben, Roland; twin brothers, Arthur and Arnold; and sisters, Lucille Horn and Pauline Cordes.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, at Concordia Lutheran Church with Pastor Tyge Zucker officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, April 30, at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, and for 1 hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Memorials preferred to Food for the Poor, Lutheran Hour Ministries or donor's choice.
To send online condolences, visit www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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