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VOGT, Blanche 1911-1974


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 5/4/2010 at 15:18:47

GRUNDY CENTER—Services for Mrs. Blanche Vogt, 63, who died Thursday at her home in Grundy Center of an apparent heart attack, will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Grundy Center; burial in the Rose Hill Cemetery.

Survived by two sons, Paul and Melvin, both of Grundy Center; a daughter, Mrs. Lee (Sandra) Guilliams of rural Hinkley, Minn.; three brothers, Blain Hawn of Minneapolis, Minn., Burgess Hawn of Grundy Center, and Harold Hawn of California; two sisters, Mrs. Bumius Akers of Grundy Center and; Mrs. Harley (Cleo) Freese of Wellsburg. Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home is in charge.

[Waterloo Daily Courier, Friday, October 11, 1974]


Blanche Vogt Services Held

Services were held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 in the United Methodist Church for Mrs. Blanche Vogt, 63, who died at her home in Grundy Center Thursday, October 17 from an apparent heart attack. She had been painting outdoors at the time she was stricken.

Mrs. T. Cooper Evans played "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Nearer My God to Thee" as organ interludes and also played selected prelude and postlude numbers. Warren Feller and Donald Palmer were ushers. Floral attendants were Mrs. Clarence Schultz and Mrs. George Rohwer. Pallbearers were Roger Mooty, Dale Smith, Ralph Sprague, Lloyd Dreesman, Dwight Heltibridle and Dale Bee. Burial was in Rose Hill cemetery.

Blanche was born in Grundy Center, Grundy county, Iowa, July 20, 1911, the daughter of Raymond and Henrietta Boven Hawn. She attended the Grundy Center high school, graduating with the class of 1929. She was married to Perl (Red) Vogt September 18, 1934. They lived in Grundy Center, where they started an ice cream parlor, and later operated the East End Drive-In. She retired from that business in 1973. Mr. Vogt died in 1972. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Paul and Melvin of Grundy Center and Mrs. Lee (Sandra) Guilliams of Hinkley, Minn.; three brothers and two sisters, Blaine Hawn, Minneapolis; Harold, Camille, Arizona; Burgess Hawn and Mrs. Burnius Akers of Grundy Center, and Mrs. Harley (Cleo) Freese of Wellsburg. There are three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister and one brother.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 24 October 1974, pg 25


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