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“Beth, I was sorry to hear that Carl had passed away. I am sure that my mother, Jackie, would be sad to know also. I tried to explain to her who he...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Barb Erickson - Port Clinton, OH

“Jan and family-We were so sorry to hear about your Dad. What a wonderful husband and father. Ours prayers are with you all. Barb and Dan ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Barb and Dan Bringardner - OH

“Your family was so very special. I remember, often, how all 5 of us would wait for your visits, then peek out windows and send notes across on...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Brewer Ferguson - Findlay, OH

“Dear Beth and Family Our thoughts and prays are with you. Carl was my best friend and I often think of the wonderful times we all together in the...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Art and Dave Kenney - Littleton, NH

“Beth, Anne and I were so sorry to learn about Carl’s passing. I understand that nothing can take away the pain but I hope you will find some...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Joe and Anne Stoner - Findlay, OH

“I remember Dear Carl pulling a sled during the blizzard of '78 on his way to get provisions at Foodtown. Our families pooled resources and we had...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Joyce Brewer - Key Colony Beach, FL

“What a wonderful man and loving father...He will be misesd and we are sending our thoughts and prayers to all of you...What a lucky family you all...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Ken and Susan DeShetler - OH

“Beth, Bud and I are so sorry to hear of Carl's passing. We always enjoyed your friendship and hope that you will find comfort in the days ahead. ...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Pat True - Aiken, SC

“Sorry for your loss. I remember him always coming into the Pharm for his pictures. Take care and my thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Jaime Hennig - OH


Carl J. Vogt, 89, of 2165 S. Olaf Dr., Marblehead, OH, passed away, May 01, 2009 at his residence. He was born on January 16, 1920 in Buffalo, N.Y. to Reverend Dayton G. and Hazel (Howard) Vogt. He married Elizabeth (Beth Dreisbach) Vogt of Findlay, OH on September 19, 1942. Surviving are his wife: Beth Vogt; two sons: William D. Vogt of Largo, FL and Thomas F. Vogt (married to Lisa) of Rootstown, OH; Susan (Vogt) Lonjak of Medina, OH and Janet (Vogt) Myers of Worthington, OH; and thirteen grandchildren: Naomi Hurlburt, Benjamin and Ara Vogt; Joshua, Deborah, and Jennifer Vogt; Jessica, Brett, and Bill Lonjak; and Suzanne, Bridget, Lauren and Heidi Myers; and two great-grandchildren, Rowan and Freya Hurlburt.

Mr. Vogt was a graduate of Webster Groves, MO, High School in 1939 and attended Ohio Wesleyan University until the outbreak of World War II. He joined the Army Air Corps. In February 1942 and went to Officer's Candidate School later that year. He served as a ground officer of the 398th Bomb Group in England from March of 1944 to July 1945. When the war ended in December 1945, he had attained the rank of Captain. After the war, he attended the Washington University Law School in St. Louis and got his L.L.B. degree from Ohio Northern University in 1948. Carl passed the Ohio Bar in 1949. For sixteen years he was a Claims-Manager in Akron and later in Cleveland, OH for the Fidelity & Casualty Insurance Co; which later became Continental Insurance Group. In 1964 he took a position with the General Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, OH as a corporate manager of Worker's Compensation and retired from that company in March of 1982. During that time he and his wife and family lived in Stow, OH for nine years and then to Brecksville, OH for 24 years. They moved to Marblehead, OH in May 1982, after his retirement.

Mr. Vogt was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Port Clinton, OH, Phi Delta Theta social fraternity, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, the Ohio Ottawa County Bar Associations, and the American Legion Post #113 of Port Clinton, OH. While living in Brecksville he served on many Brecksville United Methodist Church committees and was Scoutmaster of Troop 444 for five years and a Scout counselor for 15 years. He was a former chairman of the Akron & Cleveland Claim Manager's Council; member of the Board of Worker's Compensation for the U.S. and Ohio Chamber of Commerce; contributing editor of Business Insurance magazine; member of Brecksville Charter Review Committee, Zoning Appeals Board and Brecksville City Council. In 1974 he was listed in the Who's Who in Ohio. After moving to Marblehead, he has served as a church trustee and on several committees of Trinity United Methodist Church.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00AM, Monday, May 4, 2009, at Trinity United Methodist Church, Port Clinton, OH, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private. The family would prefer no flowers, rather suggests memorials in Carl's memory, be given to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to Trinity United Methodist Church. Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

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