April 15, 2012
SUTTONS BAY — George Anderson Vogel, 90, of Suttons Bay and formerly of Xenia, Ohio, died peacefully Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Just A Whisper in Lake Leelanau with family by his side.George was born on Tuesday, April 26, 1921, to the late Charles and Mildred (Baertschi) Vogel in Toledo, Ohio. On Friday, May 28, 1948, also in Toledo, he married the former Barbara D. Coppens, and they were happily married for 63 years. George served our country as a member of the U.S. Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. Having earned his degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toledo, George was employed by Wright Patterson Air Force Base as a mechanical engineer, working on the B-52 program as well as being the Chief Engineer of the B-1 Bomber program.George was an avid hunter and fisherman and was well known and respected for his unique problem-solving capabilities. George was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge, having been affiliated with the Xenia Lodge and, most recently, with the Empire Lodge. Moving to Suttons Bay in 1972 from Xenia, Ohio, George and Barbara thoroughly enjoyed their retirement years here.George is survived by his wife, Barbara D. Vogel, of Suttons Bay; two sons, George A. (Donna) Vogel Jr., of Beavercreek, Ohio, and David A. (Denisa) Vogel, of Red Bluff, Calif.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his brother, Dr. Richard K. (Marit) Vogel, of Fort Pierce, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Charles W. Vogel Jr. No formal services will be held at this time. The family would ask that George be remembered through memorial contributions to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607; or Munson Hospice, c/o Munson Healthcare Regional Foundation, 210 Beaumont Place, Traverse City, MI 49684.Please share memories with the family by way of George's online guestbook at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
SUTTONS BAY — George Anderson Vogel, 90, of Suttons Bay and formerly of Xenia, Ohio, died peacefully Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Just A Whisper in Lake Leelanau with family by his side.George was born on Tuesday, April 26, 1921, to the late Charles... View Obituary & Service Information
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