Leona E. Vogel, 90, passed away Saturday, October 18, at the Good Samaritan Village, Sioux Falls. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 24, 2014, at St. Patrick’s Church, Montrose with Rev. Robert Krantz officiating. Visitation will be 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Thursday at Kinzley Funeral Home, Salem, and will resume at St. Patrick’s with family present at 5:00 p.m. and prayer service at 7:00 Thursday evening.
Leona Vogel was born on February 8, 1924, to Stephen R. and Frances Weber at Bridgewater. The family moved to a farm north of Salem. Leona attended grade and high school at St. Mary’s, Salem. She attended Mount Marty College, Yankton, before teaching for three years in country schools in the Salem area. Leona married Dennis J. Vogel on September 10, 1946.In addition to being a housewife and mother, Leona worked as financial officer for the city of Montrose. Leona held offices in St. Patrick’s Altar Society, Catholic Order of Foresters, American Legion Auxiliary, and Rural Letter Carriers Association Auxiliary.
Leona is survived by eight children, 23 great- grandchildren, her sisters — Loretta (Mildon dec.) Engesser, Blue Earth, MN; Bernette (Gene dec.) Westhoff, Salem; Sister Stephanie Weber and Sister Rosemary Weber of Yankton; Theresa Weber, Scottsdale, AZ; Joyce (Duane) Kappenman, Montrose; Phyllis (Ben dec.) Zwart, Dell Rapids; and a brother — Stephen (Connie) Weber, Salem.
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