JOSEPH R. BOGARD "JOE" LOFS/CROWN POINT, IN Joseph Richard Bogard, age 64, of Lakes of the Four Seasons passed away Friday, March 11, 2011 at St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN. Joe was born on February 22, 1947 in Omaha, NE. Joe was an Indiana resident for the past 29 years coming from Illinois. He was a great man and will be dearly missed. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Carol; daughter, Cynthia (Jeff) Groom of Crown Point; son, David Joseph Bogard of Crown Point; granddaughter, Gabrielle Karas of Bloomington; sister, Joan (Bob) Novak of Irvine, CA; and other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: Blanche and Joseph Bogard; and brother, Frank Bogard. A memorial service for Joe will be held Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. at Rees Funeral Home, Winfield Chapel, 10909 Randolph Street, Winfield/Crown Point, IN 46307 with Rev. Thomas E. Mischler, officiating. Memorial visitation will be just prior to the service from 12:00 noon-4:00 p.m. Final interment will take place at Leland Cemetery in Leland, IL. Cremation handled by Rees Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, (219) 661-2600 or online at: www.ReesFuneralHomes.com
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Rees Funeral Home, Winfield Chapel - Crown Point
10909 Randolph Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times on Mar. 18, 2011