Robert John Vogel

Born: Wed., Aug. 20, 1924
Died: Fri., Jul. 19, 2019


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Robert John Vogel August 20, 1924 – July 19, 2019 Robert John Vogel born August 20, 1924 born to Joseph J. Vogel and Anna (Mehne) Vogel in Jasper, Indiana. He lived in Jasper Indiana graduating from high school in 1942 he then went on to Lockyear Business College in Evansville, Indiana. He served in the US Army Airforce from 1942 – 1945 Flying B25 Bomber and was a flight trainer during World War II. He also resided in Indio, California, Mesa, Arizona and then Pendleton, Oregon. Robert worked for the Igleheart Flour Mill in Pendleton, a division of Swans Down General Foods Corporation. He was married to W. Jean Moren from 1945-1963 and then Maxine Bigsby from 1980-2008. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing, deep sea fishing in Ilwaco, Washington. He also spent his time woodworking in his garden and traveling in his motorhome. He was a member and Commodore of the McNary Yacht Club, the Elks Club and Eagles of Pendleton, and Good Sams Club. Robert is survived by his children Cheryl and Randy Gore of Wilsonville, Oregon and Richard and Donna Vogel of Pendleton, three grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and four nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father and mother and his sister Jo Ann DeWeese, and brother-in-law Garland DeWesse. Memorial Donations can be made in his memory to charity of your choice. No services are planned at this tim.Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the online guestbook at www.burnmortuary.com

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