THE DAILY INTERLAKE - Kalispell                                 Sunday, March 18, 2007

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Freda Vogel, 88
Posted: Sunday, Mar 18, 2007 - 12:07:52 am MDT

 

    Freda Vogel, 88, a 29 year resident of Woods Bay, passed away March 16, 2007. She was born July 20, 1918, in Cottonwood, the daughter of Frank and Othelia (Ell) Koble. Freda and three brothers, Frank, Clarence, and Matt were raised on a farm north of Kremlin. In her adulthood she worked the shipyards in Seattle for a short time, then moved to Helena, working at the Parrot Confectionery and later moved to Williston, N.D., where she farmed with her husband, Norman Johnson, as well as, managed her own apartment complex.  Freda married Raymond Vogel in September 1977 and moved back to Kremlin. In 1978 she retired from farm life and moved to Woods Bay becoming a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. During her retirement she enjoyed painting, playing bridge and gardening.  Freda was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers; and her first husband, Norman Johnson.

Freda is survived by her husband, Raymond Vogel of Havre; stepdaughter, Fern Larson and husband, Roger, of Kremlin; stepson, Randy Vogel and wife, Elaine, of Townsend; sister-in-law, Audrey Koble of Charlo; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; as well as a dear friend, Lynn Weed.

    Memorial services will be held at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Bigfork at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 20, with Pastor Tom Gopp officiating.

    Donations may be sent to the Bethany Lutheran Church at 8559 Hwy 35, Bigfork, MT 59911 or to a charity of your choice in Freda’s name.

    Condolences may be sent to the Raymond Vogel family at P.O. Box 10, Kremlin, MT 59532.

    Johnson Mortuary and Crematory is caring for Freda’s family.

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                             Tuesday, March 20, 2007

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FREDA VOGEL
(Created: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 12:26 PM MDT)

    BIGFORK - Freda Vogel, 88, a 29-year resident of Woods Bay, died Friday, March 16, 2007.
    Memorial services were scheduled for 10 a.m. today at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Bigfork with Pastor Tom Gopp officiating.

    Freda was born July 20, 1918, in Cottonwood to Frank and Othelia (Ell) Koble. Freda and three brothers, Frank, Clarence, and Matt were raised on a farm north of Kremlin. In her adulthood, she worked the shipyards in Seattle for a short time, then moved to Helena and worked at the Parrot Confectionery. She later moved to Williston, N.D., where she farmed with her husband, Norman Johnson, and managed her own apartment complex.

    Freda married Raymond Vogel in September 1977 and moved back to Kremlin. In 1978, she retired from farm life and moved to Woods Bay and became a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. During her retirement, she enjoyed painting, playing bridge and gardening.

    Freda was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Frank, Clarence, and Matt; first husband, Norman Johnson, also preceded her in death.

    Survivors include her husband, Raymond Vogel of Havre; stepdaughter, Fern (Roger) Larson of Kremlin; stepson, Randy (Elaine) Vogel of Townsend; sister-in-law, Audrey Koble of Charlo; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and dear friend, Lynn Weed.

    Donations can be sent to the Bethany Lutheran Church at 8559 Highway 35, Bigfork, MT 59911 or to a charity of one’s choice in Freda’s name.

    Condolences can be sent to the Raymond Vogel family at P. O. Box 10, Kremlin, MT 59532.

    Johnson Mortuary & Crematory is caring for Freda’s family.
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