Dorothy Vogler

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Dorothy R. Vogler, nee Vollmer, 89, of Belleville, IL, born July 17, 1931, in Freeburg, IL, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Freeburg Care Center, Freeburg, IL.

Mrs. Vogler was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and belonged to the Ladies Sodality at the church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Aaron E. Vogler, whom she married on August 25, 1953, and who died on October 10, 2019; a son, Richard Vogler; her parents, Conrad A. and Elizabeth M., nee Rueter, Vollmer; and two brothers, Stanley Vollmer and Harold G. Vollmer.

Surviving are her children, Robert J. (Karen) Vogler, Sheila M. (David) Zubrzycki, Donna A. (David) Krupp, Janice L. (Ronald) Smith, David G. (Diane) Vogler, and John G. (Paula) Vogler;
13 grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren;
and a brother, Herbert J. Vollmer.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society, or to the Freeburg Care Center. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: A private family visitation will be held.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL.  Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing and a limited number of visitors at any one time, will be observed.

Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.


9 Comments on Dorothy Vogler

Deann and Andy Bergmann said : Guest Report Apr 15, 2021 at 10:17 PM

I was so sad when I heard the news about your mom. I knew her since I was a little girl, and she was always such a sweet person! I remember how much she loved animals especially her dogs snoopy, cocoa and her Robin peep peep. She was a dear lady, heaven certainly gained a beautiful angel.

  • New Athens
  • Illinois
Sue Joyce-Koesterer said : Guest Report Apr 14, 2021 at 1:47 PM

To the Vogler Kids... Your mom was a sweetheart! Growing up, she was such enjoyable parent to chat with!! She was part of my neighborhood and St Luke Foundation. You don’t forget those kind of moms!! God bless you all and sending Hugs?

  • Smithton
  • Illinois
John Heiligenstein said : Guest Report Apr 11, 2021 at 8:06 AM

Deepest sympathy to Vogler/Vollmer families on the loss of your beloved Dorothy John H Heiligenstein

  • Indianapolis
  • Indiana
Schuyler Sandheinrich said : Guest Report Apr 10, 2021 at 10:54 PM

I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. May God provide you and your family the comfort during this difficult time.

  • Cooper City
  • FL
Janet (Ohl) Kaemmerer said : Guest Report Apr 09, 2021 at 9:55 AM

John & Family, deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother. She was a beautiful lady. Eternal rest grant unto her, and may perpetual light shine upon her.

  • O'Fallon
  • IL
Kenny and Gerry Zika said : Guest Report Apr 08, 2021 at 9:32 PM

So sorry to hear about your Mom. We had so much fun together through the years. She was a wonderful friend and neighbor for many years. Our heartfelt condolences to your family.

  • Belleville
  • I’ll.
Charlotte & Ken said : Guest Report Apr 08, 2021 at 4:04 PM

Praying that all the wonderful times and memories made throughout the years will bring healing & comfort in the days & weeks ahead.

  • Arnold
  • Missouri
Mark & Kimberly forcade said : Guest Report Apr 08, 2021 at 1:21 PM

We were very sorry to hear about you mother’s passing. Our thoughts are with you please except our sympathy sincerely

  • Smithton
  • Il
Delores Burk said : Guest Report Apr 07, 2021 at 5:22 PM

So sorry to hear about your mom. I have so many wonderful memories of your parents

  • Waxahachie
  • TX

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