Tobias Voth


Tobias Allan Voth died Mar. 10, 2011. He was born Sept. 11, 1930 in Springstein, Man. to Johannes and Katherina Voth. In 1951, the family moved to Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. Toby attended Winkler Bible Institute where he met Lena Dyck. They married Aug. 8, 1953, and settled in Winnipeg. Toby and Lena were founding members of Fort Garry MB Church, Winnipeg, and Toby supervised the church building’s construction. His career included construction, real estate, and a host of projects. He invested years into the partnership at Central Canadian Structures and enjoyed the cottage development at Shoal Lake. Selling commercial property and helping individuals transition to senior housing brought him joy. Toby treated every aspect of life as an adventure. He did youth ministry at Camp Arnes, told “Uncle Toby” stories with Gospel Light Hour, and led canoe trips for Boys Brigade. He took his family on car trips across Canada and the U.S. Toby loved to hunt and fish. Toby is mourned by Lena; children Arlene (Paul) Kroeker, Audrey (Terry) Petkau, Jeanne (Frank) Friesen, Daniel (Joanne) Voth, Sandra (Marshall) Naruzny; 16 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild.

  • Birth: September 11, 1930
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  • Death: March 10, 2011

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