Marian L. Vogt, 85
March 28, 1930 — March 19, 2016

Marian L. VogtMarian L. Vogt (nee Weninger), 85, of the town of Wayne, went peacefully home to the Lord on Saturday, March 19, 2016, while surrounded by her family.

Marian was born to Andrew and Mary (nee Schmidt) Weninger on March 28, 1930, and grew up on the family farm in Nabob. She was united in marriage to Denis S. Vogt on Oct. 7, 1950, at St. Matthias Catholic Church in Nabob. They were married for 57 years when Denis passed away in January 2008. Together they operated a dairy farm in the town of Wayne and raised a loving family of nine children. Marian was a member of St. Anthony Parish prior to Resurrection Catholic Church.

Throughout her life, Marian enjoyed being a dedicated homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, as well as a friend to many. She enjoyed sewing and quilting, playing the accordion and organ, cooking and baking for her large family, socializing with friends in many card club groups, and was an avid Milwaukee Brewers fan. She was well known for the friendly letters and cards she sent to her family and friends — never forgetting anyone’s birthday. Marian led a life of devotion to God and family. She welcomed everyone into her home and hosted many large family gatherings.

Those Marian leaves behind to cherish her memory include her children, Barbara Steger (Randy Schoenoff), David (Rose) Vogt, Joel (Joyce) Vogt, Linda Beisbier, Ralph (Lea) Vogt, Mary Kay (Gary) Klink, Caroline Beine and Kenneth (Jackie) Vogt, and her daughter-in-law, Kathy (Gary) Emmer.

She is further survived by her 21 treasured grandchildren, Katie Vogt (fiance Ben Schneider), Kristin Vogt, Nicole (Jason) Fideler, Sarah Beisbier (fiancé Jon Schalow), Michelle (Matt) Stephan, Angie (Joe) Germano, Holly (Aaron) Kruepke, Jamie Vogt (fiance Ryan Borghoff), Matthew Vogt, Eric Vogt (Lauren Grebe), Beth (Chris) Tupper, Lauren Vogt, Alex Vogt, Jenna Klink (Michael Magee), Bruce Klink, Jodi Klink, Jason Klink, Candace Beine, Mitchell Beine, Joshua Vogt and Ashley Vogt.

Her 13 great-grandchildren include Shaun Beisbier, Eliana and Alexia Fideler, Skylar Beisbier, Samuel Schalow, Jaydon, Jackson and Micah Stephan, Claire and Vincent Germano, Ajaya and Khalil Magee, and Emily Tupper.

Other survivors include her sister, Margaret (Franklin) Bales, and her sisters-in-law, Ethel Weninger, Cyrilla Thull and Kate (Jack) Weninger. Marian is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Marian was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Denis; son, Nick; brothers, Joe Weninger and Andrew Weninger Jr.; brothers-in-law, Clarence Vogt and Carl Vogt; and sisters-in-law, Helen Oelhafen, Therese Oelhafen and Eleanor Ihlenfeld.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at Resurrection Catholic Church (215 Main St., Allenton) with the Rev. Richard Stoffel presiding. Visitation will be from 3-6:45 p.m. at the church. Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday, March 24, in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Special thanks to the caring staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend, along with The Kathy’s Hospice.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.