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Greta Grace Voigt -- Rochester

ROCHESTER -- Greta Grace Voigt, 74, of Redwood Falls, Minn., a former manager of the Soldiers Field Motel in Rochester, died Dec. 7, 2004, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Greta Grace Stueve was born Feb. 12, 1930, in Loveland, Iowa, and attended school in Dolliver, Iowa.

In 1948, she married Lloyd Voigt, and they lived on a farm near Villard, Minn. They then lived in San Antonio, Texas, for five years before moving to Winnebago, Minn., where she was a telephone operator for many years. They came to Rochester and managed the Soldiers Field Motel for several years before buying a resort on Lake John near Annandale, Minn. They divorced in 1987, she moved to Hutchinson, Minn., and then spent the last 15 years as a real estate agent in Redwood Falls. She enjoyed ballroom dancing, collecting dolls, cards, playing piano and cooking.

Survivors include one son, Steven of Worthington, Minn.; one granddaughter; one brother, Glen Stueve of Council Bluffs, Iowa; two sisters, Geneva Barnett of Jackson, Minn., and Gloria Cargill of Cokato, Minn.; and special friend Al Kodet of Redwood Falls. She was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

The funeral was Dec. 10, 2004, at First United Methodist Church in Worthington, Minn., and burial was in Spirit Lake Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

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Benson Funeral Home of Worthington was in charge of arrangements.

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