Gus H. Vogt III


Dec. 1, 1942 - Aug. 13, 2012



Gus H. Vogt III, 69, of Oconomowoc, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Shorehaven Health Center. He was born Dec. 1, 1942, in Oconomowoc, to Gustav Vogt II and Dorothy (Nee Lange).


Gus married Kathy Strey in Oconomowoc on June 28, 1969. Gus retired from Harnischfeger after 42 years. He loved to hunt and fish and played softball in the over-30 league in Ixonia. He was a member of Dr. Martin Luther Church.


He is survived by his beloved wife, Kathy; sister, Mary Pankow of Rubicon; and sister and brothers-in-law, Jim Strey of Oconomowoc, Karen (Herb) Mallow of California, Donna (Joe) Standell of Oklahoma, Bob ( Marilee) Strey of Michigan, Tom (Kathy) Strey of Oconomowoc and Joann Schultz of New Berlin. He was the special uncle of Brandon, Gavin, Kelsey and Trenton Strey and Shauna (Ted) Wisniewski. He is also survived by other nieces, nephews, a great-niece and a great-great-niece.


Gus was preceded in death by his parents.


Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. His final rest will be in LaBelle Cemetery.


Memorials to Dr.Martin Luther Church are appreciated.


Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.