Carol Ann Vogel, 87

Published 9:45 am Monday, July 18, 2011

Carol Ann Vogel, 87, of Adams, Minn., wife of John Vogel, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away Sunday July 17, 2011, and is now residing in her Heavenly home.

She was humorous, witty, loving, selfless, giving, caring, kind and warm.

Carol Vogel

She was born on May 21, 1924, in New Hampton, Iowa, to Perry and Mary (Elgas) Elliott. She graduated from school in Stacyville, Iowa, and was married to John Vogel on Jan. 26, 1946, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Austin. Carol was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the rosary society and the local card club. In her spare time, Carol liked to cook, garden, can vegetables, sew, play cards and go to the Casino. She especially loved to spend time with her family. She taught her family the meaning of love.

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She was preceded in death by her husband, John Vogel; son, Daryl (Chip) Vogel; infant son, David John Vogel; grandson, Adam Vogel, and daughter-in-law, Mona Vogel; sisters, Myrna Bissen, Pauline Blaser and Alice Elliott and brother, Michael Elliott.

Carol is survived by son, Don Vogel of Warsaw, Mo.; daughter, Jo Ann and Terry Anderson of Omaha, Neb.; daughter, Jan and Terry Hangge of Dexter, Minn.; daughter, Judy and Jay Kulstad of Tampa, Fla.; son, Duane Vogel of Warsaw; daughter, Jaye Vogel of Minneapolis; son, Dennis and Sharon Vogel of Adams; son, Doug and Kim Vogel of Adams, Minn.; grandchildren, Amy Rehbine, Julie Finnegan, Carrie Molczyk, Jenny Vogel, Bob Kulstad, Ryan Steiner, Julene Heiland, Amanda Steiner, Libby Rapos, Heather Vogel, Tommy Kirven, Blaire Vogel, Eric Vogel, Ashley Vogel, Tony Rath, Chris Vogel, Breanne Vogel, Clint Vogel, Michael Vogel, Daniel Vogel and Nicole Vogel; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Orian Brown of Spring Grove, Ill.; sister, Doris Douty of Adams; brother, Dean and Virginia Elliott of Adams; brother, John (Teresa) Elliott of Altura, Minn.; sister, Isabelle Mullenbach of Johnsburg, Minn.; brother-in-law, Fred Bissen of Stacyville, Iowa; sister-in-law, Ella Schneider of Adams; nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams with Father Thomas Loomis officiating. Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. There will be a 6 p.m. Rosary on Monday at the Adams Funeral Home, where visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Casket bearers will be Charlie Brown, Bob Douty, Jim Bissen, Michael Elliott, Paul Elliott, and Aaron Mullenbach. Honorary bearer will be Donna May and Mel Schneider.