Mary Ann Vogler, 86, Jasper

Mary Ann Vogler, 86, of Jasper, passed away at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, November 29, 2018, in Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

Mary Ann was born in Jasper on September 6, 1932, to Theodore and Alvina (Rees) Beck. She married Andrew J. Vogler on April 30, 1953, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. He preceded her in death on December 2, 2014.

Mary Ann worked in electronics at Kimball for 25 years.

Mary Ann was a member of St. Joseph Catholic church in Jasper, the St. Ann’s Society and the V.F.W. Auxiliary.

She enjoyed quilting, gardening, traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are three daughters, Diane (Glenn) Friedman, Santa Claus, Victoria (Michael) Merkel, Jasper, and Bonita (Frederick) Blessinger, Kokomo; two sons, Stephen (Kathleen) Vogler, Jasper, and Rick (Cindy) Vogler, Haysville; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death besides her husband are one grandson, Nathan Merkel; one sister, Victoria Beck, who died in infancy; and three brothers, Herb, Maurice and Arnie Beck.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Ann Vogler will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with entombment to follow in the Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum in Jasper.

A visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018, at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. The St. Ann’s Society will pray the rosary at 1:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Heart to Heart Hospice, or to a favorite charity.

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