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André Bogart

André 'Andy' 'Bogie' Bogart Passed on May 3, 2009 in Napa, CA. Andy was born on November 30, 1916 in San Francisco, CA, and moved to Saratoga, CA at age 13. Andy was a longtime member of the Saratoga Volunteer Fire Department, fighting his first fire at age 17 and later retiring as Captain after decades of service. During World War II, Andy served in the United States Army Air Corps, meeting Betty while stationed in Virginia. Andy and Betty were married on November 20, 1945 in Ft. Worth, TX. Andy and Betty returned to Saratoga where Andy began work at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field. After retirement, he coordinated the work study program at the Foothill Junior College District and enjoyed fishing, golfing, traveling with the trailer group, and woodworking. All while rebuilding an unknown number of Volkswagen engines. Andy is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty, his children Gayle, Christy and Todd, six grandsons and five great-grandchildren. Services 1:00 P.M. Thursday, May 7, 2009 Alameda Family Funeral, Saratoga, CA.

Funeral Home

Alameda Family Funeral & Cremation, Inc. - Saratoga
12341 Saratoga-Sunnyvale Road  Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 257-6262

Published in San Jose Mercury News on May 5, 2009
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