Richard Lee Voth
Eagle River resident Richard Lee Voth, 67, died April 5, 2010, at his home,
surrounded by his family and friends after a long battle with cancer.
A service will be at 5 p.m. April 22 at Alliance Christian Fellowship.
Richard was born July 15, 1942, in Windom, Minn. He was a high school graduate.
In 1966 he moved to Alaska, where he made his home in Eagle River. He worked for
Laborers Union Local 341 and was affiliated with the Midnight Sun Gun Dog
Association and Ducks Unlimited. Richard enjoyed hunting and fishing.
His family wrote: "Richard loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, trapping,
snow-machining and training dogs. He enjoyed doing all these things with his
family, friends and dogs. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him."
He is survived by his wife, Clarissa Voth of Eagle River; son and partner, Dan
Voth and Debbie Erickson of Wasilla; son and wife, Steve Voth and Angel Mancari
of Anchorage; and son and wife, Todd and Denise Voth of Eagle River;
grandchildren, Ashely and Brian Tipton, Jon Clay Voth, Rosie Mancari, Sarina
Mancari, Levi Mancari, Cristine Voth and Jessie Voth; great-grandson, Hunter
Tipton; siblings and their spouses, Rod and Betty Voth of Florida, and Kathy and
Richard Simonson of Minnesota; and many nieces, nephews and longtime friends.
He was preceded in death by Vera and John Voth, Duane "Mallard" Dean and Jerry
Memorial bequests may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American
Arrangements are with Janssen's Evergreen Memorial Chapel.
Source: Anchorage Daily News, 10 April