Ena Vogel

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ena Vogel, 81, of Aurora, Colo., died Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Hospice of Metro Denver, Colo.

She was born May 16, 1924, in Roma, Queensland, Australia, daughter of Thomas Edgar and Williamena Thompson Kemp. She and Albert W. "Pete" Vogel were married July 14, 1945. He died March 8, 1999.

While living in Perryville she worked in a variety of clerical and medical positions at Immanuel Lutheran School and Church and at Perry County Memorial Hospital. She also began a lifetime involvement with American Legion that continued until 2003. She was a member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Aurora.

Vogel was naturalized Dec. 12, 1958.

Survivors include a son, Albert "Pete" Vogel of Aurora; a brother, Fred Kemp of Brisbane, Queensland; three grandchildren; and a stepgrandchild.

She was preceded in death by a daughter and a brother.

There was no local service.

The American Legion Auxiliary will conduct a memorial service June 9 at the American Legion Hall in Longmont, Colo.

Announcement courtesy of Young and Sons Funeral Home.