Theresa Vogel

Theresa Vogel
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Theresa Anna Vogel, nee Cortner, 92, of Jackson, MO, born June 17, 1926, in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, MO.

Mrs. Vogel was a homemaker.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in  Du Quoin, IL.  She loved quilting, music, gardening, and dancing, but most of all, enjoyed her family.

Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Mary, nee Karban, Cortner; three sisters, Gertrude Roth, Viola Kunkelmann, and Eleanora Vollmer; and brothers-in-law, Aloys Roth, William Englerth, Lorraine “Larry” Kunkelmann, and William Vollmer.

Surviving are a son, Kenneth A. (Karen) Vogel of New River, AZ;
two daughters, Diane E. Vogel of Virden, IL, and Maria D. (Mitch) Abbott of Summerfield, FL;
eight grandchildren, Layel (Ted) Hunziker, Jared (Angie) Vogel, Robyn (Andy) Cox, Logan (Brianna) Clark, April Clark (Roger Johanson), Kacie (Nathan) Jones,Toni Taylor (Jeff Dorr), and Vanessa Vogel; and several great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to National Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 10, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Burial will be at Smithton City Cemetery, Smithton, IL.


6 Comments on Theresa Vogel

larry kunkelmann said : Guest Report Aug 11, 2018 at 6:12 PM

yes your mother also reminded me of Mrs cleaver house was always clean and always fed us unless we bought pizza and fed her. she must of guided you all to eat at the Mexican restaurant for I could see you all. love to all and let's get together sooner than later.

  • new athens
  • Illinois
Terry and Sparky Beggs said : Guest Report Aug 11, 2018 at 1:05 PM

Maria, Diane and Ken, Your mom always reminded me of Mrs. Ward Cleaver. Her home was impeccable, she had a warm, friendly and bubbly spirit, plus I only remember her wearing dresses or skirts. She was a good person and made this world a better place. You all have our condolences and prayers.

  • FL
Debbie Olinger said : Guest Report Aug 11, 2018 at 3:57 AM

Diane, Maria & Kenny, So very sorry for the loss of your Mother. She was always so sweet to me. Sending our prayers to you all. Debbie (Pundsack) Olinger

  • Du Quoin
  • IL
Brenda Sims & Betty Sims Moss said : Guest Report Aug 10, 2018 at 5:37 PM

Mom & I send our sincere condolences, thoughts & prayers to all the family. May she rest in peace.

  • Du Quoin
  • IL
Chris Kelley said : Guest Report Aug 10, 2018 at 3:28 AM

I enjoyed having your mother as my neighbor for so long. I also enjoyed talking to her and seeing her at Mass. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. Love to all.

  • Du Quoin
  • IL
Dana Perardi said : Guest Report Aug 09, 2018 at 9:01 PM

I remember us all ride sharing in grade school. She was always so nice to me. My heart goes out to you all.

  • Du Quoin
  • Illinois

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