Frank Peter Lochel, Sr., 93years, of Warwick Twp., Chester Co., PA, died on Oct. 17, 2013 at 4:15 PM at home.
He was the husband of the late Florence (Dietz) Lochel and married the late Margaret (Bates) Vogt in 1986.
Born in Philadelphia, PA he was one of 10 children of the late Lewis and Lizette (Hainhart) Lochel.
Mr. Lochel was a salesman for 30 years with Tastykake, retiring in 1982.
He was a member of Ebenezer Bible Chapel, Warwick Twp. where he served as an Elder, Deacon and Sunday school teacher.
Frank and his daughter Ginny and his grandson Michael as a legacy student all attended Easton University.
Frank served in the Philippines in the US Navy
He was a member of Mt. Pickering Lodge # 446 F&AM, a Noble of the Mystic Shrine of the Rajah Temple of Reading, PA, a member of PA LST an association which reunites old shipmates and a lifetime member of the N.R.A.
Surviving are 3 children – Frank P. Lochel, Jr of Delano, MN, Robert Lochel of Myrtel Beach, SC, Virginia Greenwood of King of Prussia, PA; 2 Step Sons- William B. Vogt at home, Theodore Vogt, III, Lower Pottsgrove Twp., PA; 1 sister- Emma Douglass of Willow Grove, PA; 9 Grandchildren - Theodore B. Vogt (Brad), Troy Vogt, Gretchen Radswillis (Vogt), Carol Greenwood, Peter Greenwood, Jeffrey Greenwood, Michael Greenwood, Matthew Lochel, Justin Lochel and 9 Great Grandchildren and one on the way Isabella Vogt, Aislin Vogt, Payton Vogt, Theodore J. Vogt IV (Jake), Ryan Vogt, Bailey Radswillis, Parket Radswillis, June Lochel, Alexander Lochel, The one on the way is from the Greenwood Family.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the Dengler Funeral Home, Inc., 144 N. Spruce St., Birdsboro, PA. A viewing will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Philadelphia Memorial Park, Frazier, PA.