Fred J. Vogt

Dec. 31, 1919 July 10, 2013

Fred J. Vogt of Oconomowoc passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at the age of 93. Fred was born Dec. 31, 1919, in Okauchee, to Edward and Rose Vogt.

He was married to Ericka Zauritz on Aug. 2, 1943, in Milwaukee.

Fred is survived by his son, Fred Vogt Jr., and daughter, Debra (Richard) Thompson. He was the dear brother-in-law of George Sachen; grandfather of Bethany (Dave) Miskimens, Jason Vogt, Samantha (Tobie) Gravelle and Ericka Thompson; and great-grandfather of Riley and Cade Miskimens. Fred is also survived by his dear niece, Susan Tweeden, and his nephew, Douglas Vogt.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Ericka; a son, Tom; a sister, Margaret; and a brother, Arthur.

Fred was president of Vogt, Inc. He served in the Air Force during World War II. He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Okauchee Fire Department and the Okauchee Lions Club, and served on the First Financial Center Loan Board.

A special thanks to the nurses, aides, volunteers, social worker, chaplain, dietary staff and housekeeping at AngelsGrace Hospice for their wonderful care.

They made his last days comforting and peaceful.

Services were Sunday July 14, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, N50W35181 Wisconsin Ave., Okauchee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church or AngelsGrace Hospice 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.