Eugene "Gene" Vogel, of Gladstone, died Monday, March 5, 2012.
Services will be held at noon Monday, March 12, 2012, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, 6415 NE Antioch Rd., in Gladstone. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to NorthCare Hospice, 2700 Clay Edwards Dr., North Kansas City, MO 64116, or Gladstone Animal Shelter, 3960 NE 76th St., Gladstone, MO 64119. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.dwnwhitechapel.com. Arrangements are under D.W. Newcomer's Sons White Chapel Funeral Home, 6600 N. Antioch Rd., in Gladstone.
Born Oct. 10, 1936, in Slater, he was the son of the late Anton Vogel and Cecilia Eichholz. He was a 1956 graduate of Slater High School. He joined the U.S. Marine Corp in 1956. In 1960 he joined the Missouri State Highway Patrol in the driving examiners program, where he retired in 1998. On July 6, 1963, in Marshall, he married Fern Bacon, who survives of the home. He had lived in Gladstone the past 48 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and Clarence Vogel.