Vogt, Bernard M.,
91, of Louisville, returned to his Heavenly Father August 10, 2014.
He was an Army Veteran of World War II and a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, VFW Post #5421, and the Louisville Baseball League. He was a retired dock foreman for the Grocers Ice and Cold Storage Company. He was also an avid farmer.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Shirley J. Preuss Vogt; parents, Ben and Carrie Vogt; sisters, Alice Kremer, Francis Oechsli, and Mary Corbett.
Bernie is survived by his son, Danny Vogt (Jean); daughters, Jane Hennessey (Alan), Gayle Gahafer (Steve), Christy Mollozzi (Al), and Suzanne Atzinger (Tim); 17 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Jerome Vogt (Pat); and sister, Betty Nicoulin (Tom); brother-in-law, Joe Oechsli.
The family wishes to express thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff at Audubon Hospital, Nazareth Nursing Home and especially Emeritus Stonecreek Lodge.
His funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 6901 Dixie Highway, with burial to follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Heady-Hardy funeral home, 7710 Dixie Highway from 3-8 p.m. on Wednesday.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Mass of the Air or the Veterans Charity of your choice. For more information please visit us at www.headyhardy.com.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 13, 2014