Faith United Methodist Church
710 8th St
Farmington, MN 55024
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Paul Stuart VOIGT

Paul Stuart VOIGT Obituary
of Apple Valley, MN Passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the age of 89. He was preceded in death by parents Bishop Edwin Edgar Voigt, Eleanor Hemsted Dodge, and sister Nancy Mahoney. He is survived by wife Lois, children Kim (B.J. Johnson), Ed (Peg), Hugh (Susan), and Chris (Judy), 11 grandchildren, and 2 great-grand children whom he all loved deeply. Paul had a life-long passion for math and science. He attended Yale University around service in the U.S. Army, and obtained a teaching degree from the U of M. Starting as a math teacher in White Bear Lake, he became involved in computer science at Control Data then he helped found Cytrol Corporation where he remained until his retirement. An amateur ornithologist, a 2nd generation Mason of Templar Lodge #176 and the Scottish Rite, and a lifelong Republican recently turned Independent, Paul was also active in Land-o-Lakes Kennel Club and served as Show Chairman and owned Wellington Lhasa Apsos. Paul was most of all a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Few things gave him more joy than to attend his grandchildren's music and sports events. If you were in the mood to talk, you could always count on him to fill any time available. Paul's willful nature never overshadowed his caring and compassionate spirit. Visitation at 10am with memorial service at 11am on Sat, Aug 19th at Faith United Methodist Church, 710 8th Street, Farmington MN.
Published in Pioneer Press on Aug. 13, 2017
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