Carl B. Vogel, age 83, of Linn, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was born August 30, 1927, in Linn, MO the son of the late Jesse and Gussie (Gove) Vogel.
Carl was united in marriage 58 years ago on June 7, 1952, in Linn to Audrey Gelven who survives at the home.
Carl graduated from the Naval Training School at the Naval Armory, Indianapolis, IN during August of 1945 as a radio operator. He served aboard the USS Louisville in the Pacific Theater. After serving his country, Carl graduated from St. Louis Business College.
Carl was employed as an accountant at People's Mutual Insurance Company of Linn, MO. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, bird watching, and playing games with family and friends.
Carl was a member of Linn Community Christian Church where he served as church treasurer for several years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Marilyn Vogel-Schreiman and her husband Harold of Waverly, MO and Douglas Vogel and his wife Arlene of Linn; eight grandchildren, Rachel Schreiman-Baez and her husband Angel, Elaine Schreiman, Jessica Vogel-Courtney and her husband Mark, Jesse Vogel and his wife Laura, Josie Vogel, Kristin Heidbrink-Vuilcott and her husband Jeremy, Kara Heidbrink, and Samuel Vogel; four great-grandchildren, Adele, Eli, Olivia, Jack Courtney and one brother-in-law, John Finnell of St. Louis.
In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his sister, Aletha Finnell.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2011, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Morton Chapel with Bro. Dan Hogan officiating. Interment will follow in the Linn Public Cemetery with full military honors.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to either Linn Community Christian Church or Osage County Historical Society.