Vogel, Frank W.
Frank W. Vogel, age 84, a resident of Manitowoc Health & Rehabilitation Center, formerly of 2422 13th St., Two Rivers, died Sunday, July 21, 2013 at the Center.
Frank was born in Manitowoc on December 10, 1928 to the late Frank J. and Mary (Braun) Vogel. He attended schools in Manitowoc and Mishicot. In January, 1951 he was inducted in to the U.S. Army, serving with Company E 179 Infantry Regiment. He was wounded in action during the Korean War, and taken prisoner of war from June, 1952 until August, 1953. Sgt. Vogel was later honorably discharged and received several military commendations including the Purple Heart. On May 4, 1955, he married Joan M. Krummel at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot. Joan preceded him in death on March 30, 2004. Frank worked at several area factories, retiring from Hamilton Industries in 1991. During the early 1960's, he also operated a dairy farm in the Two Creeks area; and during the 1970's and 80's he also ran his own wedding photography business.
Survivors include his son, Alan (Julie) Vogel of Oregon, WI; his daughters, Julie (Mike) Mixa, and Lori (Allen) LeClair, all of Two Rivers; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his brothers and sisters: Leonard (Louise) Vogel, Bernadine Parizek, and Dorothy Monka, all of Two Rivers; Jerome (Mary) Vogel, and Marie Ourada, all of Denmark; and Vincent (Arlene) Vogel of Mishicot; one sister-in-law; two brothers-in-law; nieces, nephews, and other relatives. In addition to his parents and his wife, Joan, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Vogel; and by two brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law: Gerald Parizek, Richard Ourada, Rita Horany and Betty Keil.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 26, 2013 at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, 3218 Tannery Rd., Two Rivers. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Peter Mitchell, with burial of his cremated remains to follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Two Rivers. Military graveside rites will be accorded.
The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church, Friday morning after 9:00 a.m. until the time of mass at 10:30 a.m. There will be no Thursday evening visitation.
Deja & Martin Funeral Chapels, 1506 18th St. Two Rivers is assisting the Vogel family with funeral arrangements.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on July 24, 2013