[Marin County Obit Board]

Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, December 13, 2007 at 07:59:22 :

Marin Independent Journal
Saturday, January 15, 1994
Section C, page 2

Welder and painter

Hugo Voigt came to Sausalito during World War II and stayed for 50 years. He helped many Sausalito residents solve their fix-it problems. He could fix a toaster, make a hand-carved leather photo album, or build a custom fish-cleaning station for a friendís boat.

Mr. Voigt died Dec. 28 at Marin General Hospital after a long battle with heart disease. He was 83.

The Rural Stubbs, Wis., native was an expert welder, painter and outdoorsman. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He worked at Marinship during World War II as a welding instructor and foreman.

After the was he worked as a painter and craftsman.

He is survived by a sister, Nina Voigt McKay of Prescott, Ariz.; and two brothers, Rudy Voigt of Fairbanks, Alaska, and William Voigt of Tomahawk, Wis.

No services were held.

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