John ‘Jack’ Robert Vogelsang, of Niles

Published 9:33 am Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Jan. 3, 1929 — Nov. 21, 2015

John “Jack” Robert Vogelsang, 86, of Niles, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 21, 2015.

Jack was born on Jan. 3, 1929, to the late John Robert Vogelsang, Sr. and Viola Theresa (Elledge) Vogelsang in Niles.

After graduating from Niles High School, Jack joined the United States Army where he proudly served his country during the Korean War. After returning home Jack took a position at Simplicity Pattern as a Print Operator; he worked there from 1947 until the plant closed. In 1955 Jack wed, Anne Marie Gaunder.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and daughter, Marcia Anthony. Jack is survived by his wife, Anne Vogelsang, sons, John Vogelsang III of Niles and Mark (Triana) Anthony of Lake Marian, Illinois, daughter, Beth (Pat) Boyd of Tampa, Florida and “daughter,” Theresa Boller of Niles; seven grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

In keeping with Jack’s wishes he has been cremated and his family will be remembering him privately.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Niles.