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 Kenneth Edward Vogel

Kenneth Edward Vogel

Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, USA
Death 16 Sep 2012 (aged 86)
Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot CW2 D 19
Memorial ID 100026315 · View Source
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Clinton - Kenneth E. Vogel, 85, of Clinton, died Sunday, September 16, 2012, at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2012, at the National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. The Clinton Chapel-Snell-Zornig Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements.

Kenneth was born May 8, 1927, in Clinton, the son of Coe and Viola (Zirbes) Vogel. He married Betty Anthony on December 18, 1948, in Clinton.

Kenneth was employed as a truck driver with Dohrn Transfer for more than 35 years. He also was employed at the Clinton County Landfill after retiring.

Kenneth was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, serving on the Destroyer USS Purdy. He was involved in the battle of Okinawa, where he received the Bronze Star. He was a member of the Moose Club, American Legion and AMVETS.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Vogel of Clinton; sons, Thomas Vogel of San Antonio; Christopher (Rachel) Vogel of Bellingham, Wash., and Bill (Sue) Vogel of Urbana, Ill.; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; half brothers, John Werner of Clinton and Donald (Kay) Werner of Walcott; and half sister, Donna (David) Hartman of Annandale, Va. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Gary, and brother, Ray.
(Quad-City Times, Nov. 2, 2012)

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  • Created by: Paul Mack
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100026315
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth Edward Vogel (8 May 1926–16 Sep 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100026315, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .