Elaine M. (Oswald) Vogel (1932 - 2012)


JESUP – Elaine M. Vogel, 80 years old of Jesup, died Friday, July 13 at Buchanan County Health Center's Long Term Care Unit. She was born April 22, 1932, at Hanlontown, the daughter of Martin Oswald and Louise (Marotz) Oswald.
On June 3, 1950, she was united in marriage to James Donald Vogel in Waterloo. Mrs. Vogel is survived by her husband, Jim of Jesup; five sons, Steve (Connie) Vogel of Jesup, Joe (Kris) Vogel of Waterloo, Pat Vogel of Waterloo, Tim (Cindy) Vogel Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada, Marty (Rhonda) Vogel of Blairstown; six daughters, Sherri Schmitt of Jesup, Peg (Dave) Gilchrist of Reasnor, Beth Augustine of Jesup, Ann (Lowell) Fenner of Iowa City, Nancy (Neil) Steege of Newhall, Barb (Harold) Murtha of Victor; one brother, Myron Oswald of Harpers Ferry; and one sister, Bernice Mixdorf of Cedar Falls. She is preceded in death by her parents, one great granddaughter, Hannah Pint; two brothers, Clarence and Melvin Oswald; three sisters, Esther Hudson, Erma Husome, Irene Maxson, and her son in law, Steven Schmitt.
Services will be 10:30 am Wednesday, July 18 at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Jesup with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation was from 2:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the White Funeral Home, Jesup where a 3 p.m. Rosary and 7 p.m. Vigil Service were held. Visitation will continue for an hour before services Wednesday at the church. Memorials will be directed to Smile Train, Jesup Public Library and Cedar Valley Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.White-MtHope.com
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from July 20 to Aug. 4, 2012