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Leonard Vogt

d. February 4, 2017

Leonard Alfred Vogt, age 92, of Rose Creek, died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Comforcare Good Samaritan. Leonard was born June 17, 1924 in Waseca to Joseph and Elizabeth Vogt. He attended school at Adams until the family moved to Augusta, Wisconsin. Leonard served in the Army as an MP in World War II. He was employed by the Hormel Company in Austin from 1948 to 1982 as a welder/mechanic. Leonard was united in marriage to Evelyn Schmidt on June 25, 1949 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin. He enjoyed woodworking. Some of the projects he was most proud of were building the vestment cabinets and bell wheel for St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Rose Creek. Leonard loved passing on not only special projects he created but, also his woodworking talents to his children and grandchildren. Leonard was known in the community for helping his neighbors and doing welding for the farmers. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Evelyn, Rose Creek, MN; 13 children, Diana (Dennis) Magnuson, Austin, MN, Mary (Pete) Jacobsen, Austin, MN, David (Lisa Olgren) Vogt, Rochester, MN, Mark (Mary) Vogt, Nerstrand, MN, Barbara (Brian) Kimm, Pelican Rapids, MN, Beverly (Ronald) Frank, Lyle, MN, Kathy (Steve) Halverson, Ellendale, MN, Steven (Cynthia) Vogt, Sargeant, MN, Joseph (Lori Woole) Vogt, Rose Creek, MN, Peter (LeAnn) Vogt, Blooming Prairie, MN, Anita (Greg) Farrell, Lyle, MN, Dennis (Melony) Vogt, Caruthers, CA, Ann (Eric) Kunz, Cold Spring, MN; 49 grandchildren; 74.5 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; 8 siblings, Julius, Ester, Earl, Betty, Viola “Ole”, Florence, Sister Joseen, Clem; 2 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 am on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Rose Creek with Father Tom Loomis officiating. There will be a 4:45 pm rosary on Wednesday at Mayer Funeral Home where friends may call from then until 7 pm and also ½ hour before the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in in St. Peter’s Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post #91. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

St. Peter's Cemetery

Rose Creek MN 55970


Visitation

Wednesday, February 8 2017
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Thursday, February 9 2017
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Saint Peter Catholic Church
302 Maple St SW
Rose Creek MN 55970


Service

Thursday, February 9 2017
11:00 AM

Saint Peter Catholic Church
302 Maple St SW
Rose Creek MN 55970

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