Leonard Voegel


Leonard Voegel

Leonard Voegel

Leonard F. Voegel, I, 88, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital Main Campus.
Mr. Voegel was born May 13,1925 in Cynthiana, Ind., to the late Frank and Catherine (Ruch) Voegel.
Leonard worked on the CE & I Railroad for over 15 years and then went to work as a building contractor, owning and operating Select Homes, Inc. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus at Holy Redeemer and a former member of St. Wendel Catholic Church. Leonard was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving during World War II and a life member of VFW Post 1114. He enjoyed fishing, clabber, playing dominoes and traveled extensively with his wife, Midge.
Surviving Leonard are his wife of 67 years, Mildred ‘Midge’ (Bullock) Voegel; daughter, Cathy (John) Voegel Helfrich Martin; two sons, Terry (Becky) Voegel and Leonard F. (Laurie Ewers) Voegel, II; and a brother, Bill Voegel, all of Evansville. Also surviving are grandchildren, Kristina (Patrick) Voegel Parson, Steve Voegel, Jennifer (Michael) Helfrich Blackmon, Stephanie (Evan) Helfrich Freeman, Peter (Shay Grasso) Helfrich, Miranda Voegel and Frank (Keri) Voegel; great-grandchildren, Mitchell, Logan, Hunter and Hayden Blackmon, Ella, Dane, Alec and Tess Freeman, Jack, Layla, Claire and Molly Helfrich, Elizabeth, Jacob and Lydia Voegel, Katie Parson and Lucy Voegel; stepgrandchildren, Mindy (Josh) Martin Perkins, Amy (Ryan) Martin Streete, Chad (Alison) Martin, Katie (fiance’, Harold Graff) Martin; stepgreat-grandchildren, Joshua and Mia Perkins, Austen, Presten and Fasten Streete, C.J. and Avery Martin and Cooper Graff and extended fam-ily, Saundra Ross Voegel, Jerri Voegel Ramsey and George Helfrich.
In addition to his parents, Leonard was preceded in death by five siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Rev. Paul Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow in St. Wendel Church Cemetery, where the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites.
Friends may visit with the family from 2 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street and from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at Holy Redeemer Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 918 W. Mill Road, Evansville, IN 47710.
Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome. com.

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