Sunday, November 27, 2005

Obituary: Naomi (Bambrough) Voigts - Class of 1943

MADISON - Naomi A. Voigts, age 80, of Madison, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2005, at home. She was born on May 31, 1925, in Lancaster, to Frank and Josephine (Bradley) Bambrough. Naomi graduated from Madison Central High School in 1943. She worked for the Madison Public Library for 28 years as supervisor of materials preparation. Naomi was also active with the Madison Coalition of Aging for 15 years. She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church for more than 45 years. Naomi is survived by three daughters, Karla Herron of Madison, Susie (Steve) Krebs of Lakeville, Minn. and Kristi Smith of Warrenville, Ill.; a son, Paul (Judy) Voigts of Madison; grandchildren, Rusty Herron, Briar Herron, Angel Krebs, Bethany Krebs and Laura (Emmett) Black; and great-grandchildren, Briar and Kaleb Herron. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlton; her parents; a brother, Clarence "Bud" Hooks; and sisters, Ruby Hartnett and Harriet Gorman. Memorial services will be held at MESSIAH EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 5202 Cottage Grove Road, Madison, at noon on Monday, Nov. 28, 2005. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. The family would like to express their gratitude and appreciation to the Hospice staff for their care. Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Centers 5203 Monona Drive (608) 221-5420

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on November 27, 2005

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