July 16, 1939 - February 19, 2017


Memorial Services will be 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Francis A. Voit, age 77, who passed away Sunday at his home. Rev. Gerald Dalseth will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.

Francis Anthony Voit was born July 16, 1939 in St. Cloud to Thomas & Rose (Schrum) Voit. He married Dianne Ihli on Nov. 11, 1961 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids. Dianne passed away on Dec. 14, 2010. Francis was employed as a tree trimmer for the City of St. Cloud for over 20 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of Sauk Rapids American Legion Post #254. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and trips to the casino. Francis loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his daughters, Tracie (Greg) Benoit of Sauk Rapids and Trisha (Randy) Perkins of Golden Valley; grandchildren, Jennifer, Jessica, Jacob, Joshua and Jason (Cynthia); special friend, Joanne Moser of Foley; and siblings, Rosemary (Roger) Hunt of Wausau, WI and Roman (Ruthie) Voit of St. Cloud. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dianne; and brothers, Jerome, Alphonse and Al “Pibb” Voit.

Memorials are preferred to the Dravet Syndrome Foundation: www.dravetfoundation.org