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Leland F. Vogt
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
Mr and mrs Vogt were both wonderful caring people and we were lucky to have lived by you for the years that we did. So many wonderful memories of your family!
Helen Gonzalez (Martin) Dec 15 2020 12:00 AM
To Debbie and the entire Leland Vogt family my deepest sympathies. I can remember your father and the live he always showed for his wife and family. May the memories you made help comfort you.
Shelley Goodman Dec 13 2020 12:00 AM
My dad was the sweetest man I know. Everyone that encountered him thought the same. He was always ready to help and guide and share his wisdom. I will miss him so very much. His examples are forever instilled in me. I only hope I can display them as well as he did.
I love you dad!
Debra Koch Dec 10 2020 12:00 AM
We are so very sorry for your loss of Lee, he was such a great man!!!! Always had a smile on his face. He will be missed by many.
Love and Prayers to all of you,
Rob & Rhonda Beaulieu
Rhonda Beaulieu Dec 9 2020 12:00 AM