John Voegeli, Jr. 94, Wichita, Kan., retired farmer and U.S. World War II Army veteran who served in the Pacific Theatre, passed away Friday, Dec. 29, 2017.
Funeral Mass was Wednesday, Jan. 3, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Wichita.
Voegeli is the father of Dr. John Voegeli of Winner.
Preceded in death by parents, John J., Sr. and Elizabeth (Spexarth) Voegeli, and 8 brothers and sisters. Survivors: wife of 73 years, Betty; children, Connie (Mike) Hotze, Michael (Dorothy), Marybeth (Jim) Lubbers, Pat (Wayne) Wirths, Kate (Dale) Mannebach, Dan (Judy), John III (Bobbie), Tim (Toni), Tom (Jennifer), Phil (Darla), Vince (Sandy), Marge (John) Meyer; brother, Francis Voegeli; 56 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials established with John and Betty Voegeli Seminary Burse, c/o Catholic Diocese of Wichita, 424 N. Broadway, Wichita, KS 67202 and Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, KS 67202. Downing & Lahey Mortuary West.
Death: December 29, 2017