Leland F. Vogt, 87, of Waterloo, IL, died December 8, 2020, in Red Bud, IL. He was born May 31, 1933, in Waterloo, IL.
He is survived by his wife Jackie Cox; children Angela Denicola, Debra Koch, Cathy (Trin) Daws, Mark (Terri) Vogt, Mary Vogt, and Becky (Rich) Melching; Laura (Kenneth) Bolhofner, and John Cox; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren;sister-in-law Geraldine Vogt; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
Leland was preceded in death by his 1st wife Corina M. Vogt née O’Bryan; son Paul L. Vogt; granddaughter Rachel A. Wittenauer; parents Leo and Selma (nee Rehmer) Vogt; brother Orvel “Bud” Vogt; sister Mary Ellen Kern.
He served in the Army medical depot as Private First Class PFC. He and his late wife Corina pioneered a thriving Building business building 100’s of homes since the 1950s. In retirement he raced and bred several successful thoroughbred race horses. He was successful at what ever he put his hands to. He even raised a horse of the year! After his wife of 52 yrs passed away he had room enough in his heart to love another and all she brought to the family. Leland and Jackie were married 7 yrs. adding two more children to the clan to make 8. He finished out his years loving his family, loving his chocolates, and baking and eating chocolate chip cookies!
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
St. Jude Children's Hospital
2 PM to 6 PM Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Hope Christian Church
9 AM until time of service Monday at Hope Christian Church
10 AM Monday, December 14, 2020 at Hope Christian Church in Columbia, IL
Pastor Darrell Jones officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL