James R. "Jim" Vogt, 81, of Fults, IL, died August 17, 2022, in Chesterfield, MO. He was born July 27, 1941, in E. St. Louis, IL.
He is survived by his wife Kay F. Vogt (nee Krebel); children Michele (Bill) Thien and Lisa (Mark) Shevlin; grandchildren Erick (Megan) Thien, Abbey (fiancé Michael) Thien, Evan Thien, August Thien, Marlie Shevlin, and Drew Shevlin; great granddaughters Clarke & Attlee Thien; sister Jeannie Rahn; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Barb (Bill) Ruby, Denny (fiancé Janel) Krebel, and Gary (Tammy) Krebel ; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.
James is preceded in death by his parents Cornelius C. & Frieda (nee Rippelmeyer) Vogt Sr.; brothers and sisters Robert Vogt, Lloyd Vogt, Calvin Vogt, Cornelius Vogt Jr., Harold Vogt, Virginia Esker, Joyce Esker, and Laverne Vogt.
Jim was retired from Monroe County Highway Department, an avid baseball, softball, bowling and card player. He enjoyed rabbit hunting, loved going to his grandchildren's sporting events, was a big Dodgers fan as well as a Valmeyer Pirates and Lakers fan.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Valmeyer BOSS (Boosters of school sports) or Donor's Choice
2 PM to 6 PM Sunday, August 21, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Monday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Monday, August 22, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
Interment at St. John Cemetery in Fults, IL