Hilbert Voigt, 1930-2015

Published 10:28 am Friday, November 13, 2015

Memorial services for Hilbert LeRoy Voigt, 85, of Albert Lea will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate and military honors will be accorded by members of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guards. Private interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery in Wells. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Hilbert Voigt

Hilbert Voigt

Hilbert died on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, at Thorne Crest Senior Living Community.

Hilbert LeRoy Voigt was born on Aug. 25, 1930, in Alden, the son of Oscar and Helen (Meyer) Voigt. He grew up in Alden and graduated from high school there. Hilbert was a member of the Lutheran Church. From 1951 to 1953 Hilbert served his country in the United States Army. On Oct. 17, 1954, he was united in marriage to Bernadine Hendrickson in Wells. Hilbert worked for the city of Fridley as a police sergeant. He enjoyed construction, woodworking listening to music and reading. Blessed be his memory.

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Survivors include his daughter, Jacki Flanders; grandchildren Samantha and Dilon Flanders; brother, Melvin (Margaret) Voigt; sisters Marvine Segar and LaDonna Seipp; sisters-in-law Deloris Bennett and Myrna Schulz; and many nieces and nephews.

Hilbert was preceded in death by his wife, Bernadine; daughter, Juli Ann Rose; son, Randy L.Voigt; parents Oscar and Helen Voigt; sister, Melva (Tony) Pierce; brothers Mervon (Blenda) Voigt and Marlin (Wilma) Voigt; brothers-in-law Francis Segar, Roy Seipp, Ellsworth Bennett,  Donald Schulz, Roger Hendrickson and David Hendrickson; and mother-in-law and father-in-law Rose and Jule Hendrickson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Wounded Warrior Project.