Betty L Vogel

Betty L. Vogel, 94, of Marion formerly of Monticello passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Terrace Glen Village in Marion.


Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello.


A Memorial Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery in Monticello.  Rev Ed Moreano will officiate. 


Betty was born October 9, 1924 in Waterloo, Iowa the daughter of Henry G. and Iola V. (Flint) Hansen.  She married William Edward Vogel on September 6, 1948 in Waterloo.  Betty worked as copy girl at the Waterloo Courier and writer and photographer for the Collectors Journal.  She bought and sold antiques and collectables.  Betty loved gardening, sewing and cooking.  She was a member of the Delphian Society and the Heritage Area Agency on Aging.  She loved spending time with her family especially her grandkids and great grandkids.  A favorite pastime was listening to Iowa Public Radio.


Survivors include her children: Randall William (Terri) Vogel of Marion, Leslie Anne (Dennis) Ungs of Riverside, grandchildren: Jennifer (Jake) Balk of Waverly, Troy (Simon Knoblauch) Vogel of Des Moines, Karl (Lindsey) Ungs of Cedar Rapids, great grandchildren: Hansel and Nina Ungs and Nolan Balk, and her brother, Donald W. (Mary) Hansen of Waterloo.


She was preceded in death by her parents, parents-in-law, Frank and Mary (Metcalf) Vogel, and her husband William Vogel in 1974.


Memorial may be directed to Iowa Public Radio,


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