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Vernon Henry Vogt

Vernon Henry Vogt, 96, of Arizona and Minnesota, died Monday, June 8, 2009.

He was born May 26, 1913 in Grand Mound, Iowa to Carl and Tina Vogt. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1931-36 aboard the USS Tennessee following high school graduation.

He married H. Elizabeth Burlingame in Clinton, Iowa on May 26, 1937 and celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary prior to her death in 1997.

He was employed in Clinton at the Curtis Co. and Interstate Power Co. before retiring in 1974. They lived in Clinton and Camanche, Iowa, before moving to Arizona in the early 1990s. They had a summer home in Minnesota.

He is survived by two sons: Jim (Nancy) and Bob (Val); four grandchildren; seven great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and special friend, Milly Stahl.

He was preceded in death by his wife; and one brother, Gerald.