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Roger D. Vogelsang

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Roger D. Vogelsang

Roger D. Vogelsang, 85, passed away June 11, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born December 9, 1932 to Clarence and Louise Vogelsang in Napoleon, OH. A graduate of Scott High School, Class of 1951, Roger was a proud member of the city championship winning football team of 1950. He attended college briefly before honorably serving his country during WWII in the Air Force. While serving in Germany he met his wife, Ann and they enjoyed 62 years of marriage together.

Roger and his son Perry owned C&R Auto Body Repair and they were known for providing the highest quality of customer service. He later became an insurance claims adjuster. Roger loved sports and coached several little league teams. He took great pleasure in Jazz music, playing bass in several bands and he also enjoyed spending time with his family at their summer lake home.

Roger will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Ann; son, Perry (Kim) Vogelsang; daughter, Heidi (David) Vogelsang; grandchildren, Teri (Juan) Ziemke-Varillas, Dandi (Cal) Spearance, Brandon (Sarah) Ziemke, Bobby Ziemke, Kirsten (Michael) Rustenbach, Jason Berning; numerous great grandchildren and brother, James (Sharon) Vogelsang. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jenny; brothers, Larry and Leonard Vogelsang and sister, Juanita Melick.

Friends are invited to visit from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, where services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday. Interment will follow in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the or the Toledo Area Humane Society. Condolences for Roger's family may be expressed online at


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Published in Toledo Blade on June 14, 2018
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