Bob Vogel, 65, is laid to rest Friday at St. Joseph's
Bob Vogel, 65, of North Vernon died at 3:40 a.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at his residence.
A Mass of Christian Burial was Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Jonathan Meyer officiating. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery at Four Corners. Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Vogel, a 1966 graduate of North Vernon High School, retired from Cummins, Inc., in 1997 after 31 years of service. He had also been employed in maintenance at Seymour Tubing. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mr. Vogel enjoyed collecting rocks, metal working and flying. He also enjoyed building and had built a covered bridge and teepees.
Born August 15, 1948, in Jennings County, Mr. Vogel was the son of Sylvester and Irene Elsner Vogel. He married Pauline Beesley December 5, 1970. She survives.
In addition to his wife, survivors include daughters, Amy (Jeff) Waggoner and Jami Vogel of North Vernon, Chatney (Chris) Morey and Karey Vogel of Virginia; sons, Yancey (Kim) Vogel of Brownstown, Corey Vogel of Texas, and Cody (Jessica) Vogel of Seymour; brothers, Tom and Paul Vogel and Henry Carr of North Vernon, Leonard Vogel of Madison, and David Carr of Sellersburg; sisters, Kathlene Baurley, Elizabeth Bridges and Joyce Vogel, all of North Vernon, Anna Mae Raver of Oldenburg, Marie Laymon of Lexington, Jeanette Heckman of Michigan, Maria Tempest of Pekin, and Coleen Gerth of Seymour; grandchildren, Amanda Ferguson, Arica, Jonathan, Alydia and Jeremiah Waggoner, Cynthia Jones, Alex Wheeler, Molly Vogel, Casper, Chance, Cyrus, Crisney, Creek, Cricket, Crism, Crosley, Cage, Clover and Cant Morey, Nichole Beeman, Lexi Corcoran, and Haydn Vogel; and great-grandchildren, Marie Ferguson, DJ Ferguson and Emma Jones.
Mr. Vogel was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Edith Carr Vogel; brother, Charles Vogel; and grandson Kenneth Brewer.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to the American Cancer Society.