Catherine Vogl
April 13, 1916 - July 3, 2010

Biography

Catherine Ann, daughter of Joseph and Mary (Bellinghausen) Riesberg, was born April 13, 1916 at Templeton, Iowa. She attended Country School in rural Templeton. Catherine was united in marriage with George Vogl on January 17, 1939 at Sacred Heart Church, Templeton. They resided on a farm south of Halbur prior to retiring in 1970 and moving to Halbur. She was a member of St. Augustine’s Church & Ladies Guild.

Catherine was a hard working farm lady who kept her house spotless, canning everything from her garden to fill her cellar during the winter months. She loved visiting with family and friends around the kitchen table, playing cards, quilting, flower gardening and feeding the birds.

On December 31, 2005, Catherine became a resident of the St. Anthony Nursing Home in Carroll. She died there on July 3, 2010 at the age of 94 years, 2 months and 8 days.

She is survived by children: Jerry (Judy) Vogl of Waterloo; Kenny (Shirley) Vogl of Carroll; Harry Vogl of Halbur (friend Bobbie Miller); Arlene Potthoff of Urbandale; Grace "Traci" (Arlo) Klocke of Granger; son-in-law Merlin “Butch” Hugeback of Carroll; 23 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; two brothers: Joe (Karen) Riesberg of Atlantic and Leon (Marlene) Riesberg of Arizona; three sisters: Flora Sibbel of Carroll; Marjorie (John) Sibbel of Manning; and Bernice Schroeder of Oto; sisters-in-law: Phyllis Riesberg, Leona Riesberg and Dorothy Riesberg; and many other relatives.

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents; husband George in 1977; daughters Darlene Heithoff in 1989 and Jan Hugeback in 2007; grandson Ted Vogl in 2009; brothers: Leonard, Irvin, Lavern and Earl Riesberg; and sister Dorothy Halbur.

Concelebrants
REV. DALE REIFF
REV. LEO RIESBERG

Lector
JULIE EISCHEID

Gift Bearers
CATHERINE’S CHILDREN

Mass Servers
MORGAN HUGEBACK
KATIE EISCHEID

Music
“PRECIOUS LORD”
“ON EAGLE’S WINGS”
“BE NOT AFRAID”
“HOW GREAT THOU ART”
ST. AUGUSTINE CHOIR AND JULIE SIBBEL, ORGANIST

Casket Bearers
DEAN VOGL
JEFF HUGEBACK
TOM VOGL
CHAD VOGL
JASON POTTHOFF
DANNY HEITHOFF
STEVE KLOCKE


Visitation and Prayers

Tuesday July 6, 2010, after 4:00 pm at Ohde Twit Funeral Home
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Rosary led by Rev. Riesberg 4:30 pm and Prayer Service led by Rev. Reiff 7:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday July 7, 2010, 10:30 am at St. Augustine Church
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Visitation resumes at 8:00 am at the funeral home before Mass. Interment will follow Mass at St. Augustine Cemetery, Halbur.

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