Albert E. "Bud" Voigt of Cuba, Missouri was born May 20, 1924 at Maplewood, Missouri to the union of Fred and Irma Voigt and left from this life surrounded by family on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at his home in Cuba, Missouri at the age of 90 years. Bud retired in 1961 after serving twenty years in the United States Navy. While in the Navy Bud was a baker and he received the Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Nation Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. Bud was united in marriage to Mary I. Hoover on October 20, 1951 and to this union two children were born Michael and Carol. After retiring from the Navy Bud and Mary moved to Cuba, Missouri and Bud continued his career as a baker. He worked in a bakery at Herman, Missouri before owning his own bakery in Cuba during the 1960's till the early 1970's. After selling the bakery Bud went to work as a baker in St. Louis and then he worked in Sullivan. At one point in Bud's baking career he worked for the Marriott Corporation in Florida, Michigan and at the Lake of the Ozarks. Bud put up his apron in 2008 and retired after nearly seventy seven years as a baker. Bud spent many years coaching T-ball, baseball and many other sports. He enjoyed playing golf, was on a bowling league in Florida and Missouri, he was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Baseball fan and he spent many years playing on the same baseball team with his son Mike. Bud was a devout member of the First Baptist Church of Cuba. He was a former Deacon of the church and he spent hours helping with anything that needed to be done at church. Bud was most proud of his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and loved his wife Mary with all his heart. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him. Bud was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, great uncle, brother-in-law, son-in-law, cousin and friend of everyone he ever met. Bud is preceded in death by his parent Fred and Imogene Voigt, son Michael "Mike" Voigt, one brother Clarence Voigt, one sister Irma Voigt, son-in-law Lee Rowe, brother-in-law Joe Ribaudo and many other relatives and friends. Those who are left to treasure his memory and to continue his legacy is his loving wife of sixty three years Mary I. Voigt of the home, one daughter Carol Rowe of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, five grandchildren Dawn and husband Carl Bantel, Jeremiah Burch, Shirley and husband David Bedford, Christopher and wife Melissa Voigt and Jessica Rowe and fiancé Michael, eight great grandchildren, one sister Betty Ribaudo of Fenton, Missouri, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be Sunday, April 12, 2105 from 3:00 till 6:00 PM at the Mizell Funeral Home, 904 W Washington Street, Cuba, Missouri. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Mizell Funeral Home, 904 W Washington Street, Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Ken Martin officiating. Special music will be "Amazing Grace", "The Old Rugged Cross", "In the Garden" and "Tears in Heaven". Interment, prayers and full military honors will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Fort Leonard Wood State Veterans Cemetery, 25350 Hwy H, Waynesville, Missouri. The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving Bud's family.
Sunday, April 12th, 2015 3:00pm - 6:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home
Monday, April 13th, 2015 10:00am, Mizell Funeral Home
Ft. Leonard Wood State Veterans Cemetery