Gloria Vogle, 91, of Coleridge, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at the Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, S.D.
Services will be on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Coleridge, with Rev Russ Lambert officiating. Burial will be in the Lawn Ridge Cemetery in Coleridge. Visitation will be on Tuesday, Dec. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Coleridge. Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. To send online condolences, or to view the video tribute, please visit www.wintzrayfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are with Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.
Gloria Nadine Vogle was born Aug. 5, 1926 at Wayne to Ernest Louis and Irma Dorothea (Lessman) Brammer. She grew up in the Wayne area and graduated from Wayne High School in 1944. Gloria worked for the Wayne Telephone Company from Jan. 6, 1947 to July 6, 1957. She married Norman W. Vogle on June 23, 1957 in Wakefield. They made their home on a farm three miles north of Coleridge. She had been a resident of Park View Haven Nursing Home since Dec. 1, 2017.
Gloria was a very active member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Coleridge, serving several terms for the Immanuel Lutheran Church women and was a delegate to several District conventions. She sang in the Senior Choir and was a Vacation Bible School helper, teacher and superintendent for many years. Gloria was a member of the Lutheran Brotherhood N.E. Branch 8117 serving as historian. She was a member and former secretary of the Cedar County Historical Society. She was a member of the Recreation Club and Nightingales Club, serving where needed in the Coleridge community. Gloria served as a chairperson of the plant and flower department at the Cedar County Fair for many years. She enjoyed keeping family histories, stamp collecting, exhibiting at the Cedar County Fair, photography, gardening, canning, flowers, decorating cakes and other crafts, hunting, fishing and going to baseball games with Norman.
Survivors include a sister, Bonnadell Koch of Wayne; two nephews, Ronald Koch and Rodney Koch; a niece, Candyce Patten; a sister-in-law, Marjorie Guy of Hartington; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne and Norman Jean Vogle of Coleridge; nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Norman on Oct. 23, 2009; a sister and her husband, Lila and Joe Patten, nephew, Thomas Patten and a brother-in-law Marlyn Koch.
Pallbearers will be Ronald Koch, Rodney Koch, Charlie Vogle, Pat Guy, Bryan Guy, Marlin Roth and Rodney Benson.