Vance V. Voight
Vance V. Voight, 49, Pittsville, died on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving wife, family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at Wisconsin Rapids Moravian Church, with his brother, Virgil Voight officiating. Burial will take place in Arpin Cemetery. The visitation will be held on Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Buchanan / Rembs Funeral Home, Pittsville and from 9:00 am on Saturday until service time at Wisconsin Rapids Moravian Church.
Vance was born on Sept. 17, 1967 in Wisconsin Rapids, to Roy and Lorrayne (Christiansen) Voight and was a 1985 graduate of Auburndale High School. He also attended Mid State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids where he received a degree in diesel and auto mechanics. Vance was employed at Nekoosa Papers Port Edwards Division until the plant closed. He then was employed at Gardener Trucking and Cold Storage until the present time.
Vance was united in marriage to the love of his life, Shelly L. Breezee on Jan. 1, 2016 in Marshfield. Vance and Shelly had a special kind of love and made many beautiful memories in the time they had together.
Vance enjoyed racing cars at Golden Sands Speedway in Wisconsin Rapids and Marshfield Motor Speedway, snowmobiling, riding his Harley motorcycle, cross country skiing, biking with Shelly, working in his shop, hunting and walking his dog, Maddie. He especially enjoyed playing basketball with his son, Chase, and watching him play high school sports.
Vance was a member of the Yellow River Riders Snowmobile Club.
He is survived by his wife, Shelly and his son, Chase and step children, Taylor (Ted) and Dillon. He is also survived by his mother, Lorrayne Voight of Arpin, his brothers, Vince (Peggy) Voight of Auburndale, Victor (Tammy) Voight of Mosinee and Virgil (Elaine) Voight of Pittsville, his sister, Brenda (Rick) Bell of Hustler and a brother-in-law, Mark McGuire of Rio. He is further survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father, Roy and two sisters, Susan Voight and Barb McGuire.
The family wishes to thank Ministry Home Hospice, family and friends for all their thoughts and prayers.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com