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Claude L Bogardus
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1906
Death: Apr. 4, 1982

Son of F. Elroy Bogardus and Anna Weaver.Obituary:Monday, April 5, 1982 issue of the Leader, Corning, New York/Bath - Claude L. Bogardus, 75, of Bath RD 3, president of Bogardus Drilling, Inc., died Sunday, April 4, 1982 in his home after an extended illness. Born in Muncie, Ind. Oct. 12, 1906, he was the son of F. Elroy and Anna Weaver Bogardus. He married Lou Ella Johnson Oct. 3, 1931. He moved to the Bath area from Titusville, Pa. in 1948, when he founded Bogardus Drilling, Inc., local welldrillers. A fourth generation welldriller, he was president of the firm at the time of his death. He also was a former employee of Bath Gas, Electric and Water Co. He was a member of Steuben Masonic Lodge of Bath, Empire Water Well Association and National Water Well Association. Surviving are his wife, Lou Ella; a daughter, Mona Ames of Leesburg, Fla.; a son, Douglas of Bath; two sisters, Gladys McIntyre of Los Angeles, Calif. and Helen Gore of Crossville, Tenn.; a brother Merle Bogardus of Escondido, Calif.; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Friends may call at Fagan's Funeral Home here today 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A Masonic memorial service will be held there Tuesday at 8 p.m. Funeral and committal services will be in the funeral home Wednesday at 2 p.m. with Canon Donald C. Means officiating. Burial will be in Nondaga Cemetery, Bath. In lieu of flowers the family asks suggests donations be made to Bath Volunteer Ambulance Corps, American Cancer Society or Masonic Brotherhood Fund. 
Family links: 
  Frank Elroy Bogardus (1885 - 1970)
  Anna Augusta Weaver Bogardus (1888 - 1965)
  Louella Bogardus (1913 - 1990)*
  Douglas J Bogardus (1932 - 1984)*
  Claude L Bogardus (1906 - 1982)
  Merle Peter Bogardus (1916 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Nondaga Cemetery
Steuben County
New York, USA
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Record added: Apr 20, 2010
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Claude L Bogardus
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Claude L Bogardus
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 Added: Apr. 20, 2010

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