Mrs. Vogel received a commercial art degree from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and worked in the advertising department of the Belleville News Democrat, along with numerous other businesses in the area. She later earned a degree as a physical therapist assistant and worked in that field for 24 years.
Nikki was an exceptional artist and enjoyed working with stained glass. She also enjoyed music and singing in her spare time. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas and Betty, nee Walker, Abromovich; and a sister, Ann Marie Walker.
Surviving are her loving husband of 45 years, Robert Vogel, whom she had a very spiritual connection with;
two sons, Adam (Tamara) Vogel, and Nick (Jennifer) Vogel;
four grandchildren, Lochlan, Niven, Clancy, and Layne;
a niece, Elaine Kane;
two nephews, Andy Abromovich, and Matt Abromovich;
and a dear cousin, Sharon Rokita.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL, or to the Shriners Hospital for Children, St. Louis, MO. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 9, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 9, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL, with Father Von Deeke officiating.
Burial of cremains will be at a later date.