John Thomas Vogel

Wood River | Saturday, March 2 2013

John Thomas Vogel, 76, died at 4:50 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at Alton Memorial Hospital.

He was born February 22, 1937 in Donnelson, IL the son of the late Jesse and Laura (Lewey) Vogel. He retired from Azcon Steel in Alton and then worked as a monitor for Laidlaw Bus Co. He was a member of the Greater Alton Church in Rosewood Heights.

On November 5, 1966, in Hartford, IL he married Annette M. Gillespey and she preceded him in death on April 9, 2007.

Surviving are one son and daughter in law; Robert T. Vogel and his wife Dawn of Alton, one granddaughter; Marrissa L. Vogel of Alton, five sisters; Mary Nell Draper of Hartford, Irma Wysong of Winchester, IN, Jessie Storey of Wood River, Lois Foster of Troy, MO and Lawanda Johnson of Hopewell, VA, and one brother; Fred Vogel of South Roxana.

He was preceded in death by three sisters; Evelyn Ballard, Murl Blaine and Lorene Sammons.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Greater Alton Church in Rosewood Heights.

Memorials may be made to the Greater Alton Church.

Additional information and online guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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