John William Vokt

Feb. 7, 1942 – March 27, 2022

John William Vokt, 80, of Noblesville, went to his Heavenly home on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at his home.

He was born on Feb. 7, 1942 to William and Iroline (Evans) Vokt in Adair, Iowa.

Mr. Vokt proudly served his country as a 1st Lieutenant Qtr. Master Corp. in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He married Rita Hatwich on Oct. 10, 1964 and worked in management for JC Penney. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church where he served in several offices and sang in the Chancel Choir. He enjoyed driving FEMA trailers to New Orleans after hurricane Katrina. He was a Mr. Fix-It handyman. He was also known for his Papa’s Eggs by his grandchildren. For 11 years, he and Rita wintered in Bradenton, Fla. at Horseshoe Cove where he enjoyed golf and horseshoes. He served on the HOA board for his neighborhood, Emerald Village. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

Survivors inlcude his wife, Rita Vokt; daughters, Kelli Vokt Tord of Fishers and Kristi Vokt Knapp (Kevin) of Hinsdale, Ill.; grandchildren, Ciara Tord, Riley Knapp, Cassidy Tord, Tyler Knapp and Alexa Knapp; as well as brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Judy Holtz Fisher.

Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, in Noblesville. An additional visitation is scheduled from 10 to 11 a.m., with funeral services at 11 a.m., on Monday, April 4, 2022 at Christ Lutheran Church, 10055 East 186th Street in Noblesville, with Rev. Adrian Piazza officiating. Burial will be at Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 10055 East 186th Street, Noblesville, IN 46060 (; or Emerald Village park fund, PO Box 12, Noblesville, IN 46060.