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Vogt, Sr., Melvin Elliott (1946 - 2024)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 5/9/2024 at 17:05:38

Name of deceased: Melvin Elliott Vogt, Sr

Aged: 77 yrs, 6 mo, 22 days

Residence: Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Born: Sep. 29, 1946; Oakland, Burt County, NE

Died: April 20, 2024; St. Luke’s Health - Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, TX (aortic dissection)

Funeral services: Friday, May 3, 2024; C. G. Therkildsen Activity Center; inurnment with military honors followed in the Harlan Cemetery, Harlan, IA

Survived by: Wife of 30 years, Linda Vogt of Harlan, IA; son, Melvin “Mike” Vogt, Jr. of Council Bluffs, IA; daughter, Nichole Vogt of Harlan, IA; son, Nicholas Vogt of Harlan, IA; stepdaughters, Cindy Madden of Manning, IA and Tricia Rietveld of Harlan, IA; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandsons; brother, Mick (spouse, Kim) Vogt of Madison, NE; other family members and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, Fred and Shirley (Young) Vogt; son, Rodneylee Vogt; sister, Marjean Vogt

Education: Graduated from Bancroft (NE) High School, Class of 1964. He then attended college classes before enlisting in the U. S. Air Force

Religious affiliation: Baptized into the Presbyterian faith as a child

Military service: U. S. Air Force; honorably discharged after serving for 20 years

Marriages: (1) Kathy Frampton; date and location not provided (2) Linda (nee McConkey) Monahan; June 1, 1993; location not provided

Employment: After leaving the Air Force, Mel then worked for the U. S. Army Corps as an engineer contract specialist.

Hobbies/Interests: Mel, along with wife Linda, held several different positions in the Goldwing Touring Association; he loved any chance he had to ride; enjoyed watching western movies, reading, crocheting, woodcarving, fishing and camping; he played the guitar, joining different jam groups around the area and would also sing; Mel and Linda enjoyed spending 7 months of the year in Texas. Mostly, he enjoyed time spent with his children and grandchildren.

Sources: heartlandfunerals.com


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