Wilfred (Bill) Vogel Bill Vogel, 100

Wilfred (Bill) Vogel Bill Vogel, 100, passed away peacefully at home on May 19, 2023. Bill was born on June 23, 1922 to Arnold and Elizabeth (Thelen) Vogel. He graduated from New Prague High School. After graduation he spent time at the First State Bank of New Market. In November of 1942 he entered the US Army. He was on active duty until January, 1946 and was so proud to be a WWII Veteran. He returned to the bank after giving service to our country. He remained working at the bank until his death. In September of 2022 he celebrated his 75th Anniversary at the bank.

Bill married the love of his life, Kay (David) in June, 1950. Together they raised four children. It was obvious to all the love Bill and Kay shared and were blessed with in their almost 73 years together. His first passion was family, but he had another passion - baseball! He was well known In the area for his years at first base. He loved the sport so much that he actually didn't retire from playing until the age of 90 He also loved all sports including fishing and hunting. Bill's faith was deep. His family finds his rosaries everywhere!

Bill is survived by his wife, Kay; children Bob (Laura), Mary (John) Christiansen, Janet (Bryan) Freeman. He had six grandchildren; Anita (Jeremy), Karen(Jason), David (Samantha), Kristin (Drew), Catie (Derek) and Tony. He had five great-grandchildren; Mikayla, Emily, Grace, Tenley and Aurora. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, sister and his son, Ken.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 3, at St. Nicholas Church in New Market. He wanted a Saturday funeral so people wouldn't have to take off work. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 12:00 and the Mass will be at noon. Arrangements are with White Funeral Home in Lakeville.

Condolences: www.Whitefuneralhomes.com

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