Chevrolet Engineering Retirees Club
2014 Death Notices  cont.
Carl W. Vogel Jr., 77, a resident of Washington Township since 1994 and
previously from Armada/Romeo/Royal Oak, passed away at his home on Friday,
Dec. 26, 2014. Carl was born Feb. 28, 1937, in Springfield, Illinois, the son of
Carl W. and Mary (Brondier) Vogel. He married the former Susan Heidi on Feb.
15, 1986, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Romeo.
Carl retired from General Motors as a design supervisor on Sept. 1, 1991 after
34.2 years of service. He served his country in the National Guard. Carl was the
longest serving Romeo Lions Club member serving as its "Tail Twister" for many
years. He helped out with the demolition derby during the Peach Festival for the
many years that it ran and was a well known announcer during the Peach Festival
Parade. He loved all types and models of cars and was well known in the golfing
community. He had a golf swing that couldn't be duplicated.
Carl is survived by his wife Susan; children Tony (Michelle) Vogel of Shelby
Township, Jeff (Sherry) and Mark (Kim) Vogel, both of Troy, Chris (Sue) Jones of
Temperance and Ashley (Jesse) Jones of Dallas, Texas. He is also survived by
grandchildren Matt, Anthony, Amada, Zachary, Eva, Nathan, Teddy, Colin, Ewan,
Liam, and Henry.
Visitation: 1-8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 28, Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo.
Services: 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 29, at the funeral home with Rev. A. Raymond
Babin officiating.
Carl Vogel