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A memorial service for Norman Edward Vogt of Junction City, Oregon will be held on Friday, March 16 at 2:00 p.m. at the Oakville Presbyterian Church, 29970 Church Dr. in Shedd. He died February 22, 2012 of cancer at the age of 69. Norman was born February 16, 1943 in Eugene to parents Edward and Frances (Brown) Vogt. He graduated from Junction City High School in 1961 and he was very instrumental in helping put together the 50th High School reunion in 2011. Norman married Joanne (Yoder) Vogt at the Thurston Christian Church on June 12, 1965. And that same year he graduated from Oregon State University from the School of Forestry. They lived in Chehalis, Marysville, and then settled in Issaquah, Washington while he worked for Weyerhaeuser Co. He retired on January 24, 2003 after 38 years with the company. After retiring, Norman and his wife built their retirement home in Junction City on the farm where he grew up. He was also very active in the Forests Today and Forever program and served on their Board of Directors. He loved teaching kids about the outdoors and the forests in particular. He also enjoyed hiking, camping and kayaking with his grandson Draven. Norman is survived by his wife, Joanne; 2 daughters: Victoria "Tori" Vogt of Spokane, WA., and Amy (and husband Colin) Hanson of Spokane, WA; and 2 grandchildren, Draven and Kalin Hanson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: Forests Today & Forever, P.O. Box 1 B, Eugene, OR 97440. Major Family Funeral Home, 112 North A Street, Springfield, OR 97477, in charge of arrangements.

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