Thursday, April 14th, 2011
Thomas "Tub" Vogan, 88, St. Marys, died April 12, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
He was born Aug. 20, 1922, in St. Marys, to Thomas Tim and Olga Kiser Vogan. On July 17, 1964, he married Betty Arnold, who died Sept. 28, 2008.
Surviving are two sons: Nick (Debra) Hubble, Magnolia, Texas, and Tim (Sue) Vogan, LaGrange, N.C.; a brother, James (Dottie) Vogan, Ohio City; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are two brothers: Adam "Buster" Vogan and Jake Vogan; two half brothers, Pat Thomas and Bill Thomas; and an infant sister, Mary Ann Vogan.
A World War II veteran, he served with the Army at the Battle of the Bulge and during the invasion of Normandy. He earned a Bronze Star.
He retired from St. Marys Lumber Company and also worked for area contractors including Kessler Builders.
He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289 and American Legion Post 323, both in St. Marys.
Graveside funeral rites are 1 p.m. Saturday at Elm Grove Cemetery, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 9289 and American Legion 323.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home.
Memorials may be directed to Auglaize County Cancer Association.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.