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Henry Daniel Vogel

Male 1918 - 2013  (95 years)



Obituary- Vogel, Henry

Henry "Hank" Daniel Vogel
Henry "Hank" Daniel Vogel, 95, of Manhattan, passed away Monday, December 9th, at Homestead of Manhattan. Hank was born October 29, 1918, in Rossville, Kansas, son of Henry and Myrle (Hall) Vogel.

He was a graduate of Berryton High School. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army in Company K, 345th Infantry Regiment, 87th "Golden Acorn" Division during WWII. He served under General Patton and fought in the Battle of the Bulge, receiving the Bronze Star. Hank was employed as a maintenance supervisor with California Inn Management, retiring in 1988. Mr. Vogel was a life member of Post 17 American Legion and Pearce-Keller Post No. 17 V.F.W., both in Manhattan. Hank was married to Betty (Martin) Lorenz in 1942 in Topeka. They had one child, Lawrence. They were later divorced. He married Isla Mae Gates in 1972 and they were later divorced.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence and Cinda Vogel, of Manhattan; granddaughter Lindsay and husband Clint Silver of Osage City, and great-grandsons, Reed Silver and Chase Silver, of Osage City; sister Reta and husband Calvin Holmes of Topeka, and several nieces and nephews. Hank was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Edgar, Thurman, David and Bernard Vogel and a sister, Louise Vogel.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Friday, December 13th, in the Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church, 801 Leavenworth, Manhattan, with Rev. R. C. "Cam" McConnell officiating. Private family inurnment will be at the Kansas Veterans Cemetery, Manhattan, KS prior to the service with Military Honors by the Ft. Riley Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice House, 3801 Vanesta Dr. Manhattan, KS 66503. To send an online condolence or gift, visit Services by Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home and Cremation, Manhattan.

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