Robert W. Vogeler, 81, of Scotia went to be with Heavenly Father on December 15, 2017, at his home in Scotia.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at
Zion Lutheran Church in Scotia. Pastor Mark Middendorf will
officiate. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery at North Loup.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the church.
In Lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Zion Lutheran
Church. Ord Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Robert William was born February 5, 1936, the only child to James and Dessie
(Barnhart) Vogeler, on the family farm west of North Loup, Nebraska.
He was raised on the family farm and Robert graduated from North Loup
High School in 1953.
On January 16, 1955, Robert marred the love of his life, Bertha Dwinell. To this
union four sons were born. Robert and Bertha lived and farmed in
Valley and Greeley Counties. In 1967, they moved west of North Loup
until 1983, when they settled east of Scotia. Robert farmed all of
his life and retired in 2001.
Robert and Berta traveled extensively and enjoyed polka dancing together. Robert
had a special love for farming and his family.
He was a member of Scotia Zion Lutheran Church where he served on the church
board and was also served on the Scotia Co-op board. He belonged to
Farm Bureau since the early 1950’s and had served as the president.
Survivors include his wife on nearly 63 years, Bertha of Scotia; three sons, Gerald Vogeler of Scotia, David Vogeler of Moreno Valley, California and Richard Vogeler and his significant other, Trish of Jefferson, Oregon; 6 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; five sisters-in-law and four brothers-in-law, Jean Poss of Elba, Alice and Floyd Strom of Edgewood, New Mexico, JoAnn Dwinell of Scottsbluff, Betty and Ben Schamp of Ord, Roy and Pat Dwinell of Grand Island and Harold Bremer of St. Paul; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Virgil Vogeler; a
great-granddaughter, Alex Vogeler; two brothers-in-law, Dean and
Ronald Dwinell; and two sisters-in-law, Kay Dwinell and Shirley