Dubuque Telegraph Herald
13 April 1912
Mrs. Louis Vogt Dead
The grim hand of death, snapped the brittle thread of life, and Mrs. Margaret Vogt, beloved wife of Louis Vogt, peacefully passed away at Finley Hospital, Friday afternoon, April 12th at 3:20 o’clock. Mrs. Vogt had (been) in failing health for sometime and every effort of the attending physicians to stay the hand of death was unavailing. The end when it came, was as peaceful as sleep after a day of toil. Mrs. Vogt was born in Sullivan County, New York, June 21, 1864, and was the daughter of the late R. H. and Mrs. Heller.
When very young she moved to Galena with her parents where she lived until 1880, and since has made her home in Dubuque. On September 28, 1882, she was united in marriage with Louis Vogt who with one son Louis Jr., are left to mourn the loss of a loving wife and mother. Her mother, Mrs. R. H. Heller, and the following sisters and brothers also survive: Phil, Charles, Fred, Chris, Richard, Mrs. George Schwartz all of Dubuque: Mrs Louis H. Stolte, of Waterloo, and Mrs. Alfred F. Augster of St. Paul. Mrs. Vogt was a faithful member of Immanuel church and a teacher in the Sunday school where she will be greatly missed. She was also a member of the Ladies’ Aid Society of the church, Sunbeam Lodge Degree of Honor No. 54. The Court of Honor, Lady Macabees’ Hive No. 36, Woman’s Relief Corps No. 27, Auf Weiderschien, and the board of directors of the Rescue Home.
In all these societies she took an active part. Mrs. Vogt possessed a noble and upright character, and was a Christian woman ever thoughtful of others. Her death leaves a void in the hearts and lives of her sorrowing relatives and friends that can never be filled. The funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Submitted by Christa Hughes.