Weather Forecast


Vivian Vogt Dec. 4, 1919 - May 29, 2013

Vivian Vogt Dec. 4, 1919 - May 29, 2013

OLIVIA - Vivian Vogt, age 93, of Olivia died Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Funeral services will be Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at Faith United Methodist Church in Olivia with Rev. Matt Hausken officiating. Burial is in the Olivia Cemetery. Visitation is for one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Olivia, MN.

Vivian Mildred Vogt was born December 4, 1919 near Everly, Iowa to Edward and Julia (Belken) Wright. She moved to Olivia with her family in 1928 and graduated from Olivia High School in 1938. Vivian attended teachers training in Hutchinson, MN and then taught school for one year north of Sacred Heart. Vivian married Wallace Vogt on December 24, 1939. They lived in Olivia for two years before moving to Montevideo where they resided for 18 years. While in Montevideo she worked for NatroGas Co. and part time for Hollywood Theater Systems. In 1960 they moved back to Olivia where she worked for Northwestern Bell retiring in 1981 after 20 years of service. Vivian enjoyed crocheting and was a lifetime member of the Methodist Church.

Vivian is survived by her three children: Wayne (and Paula) Vogt of Lake Lillian, Bradley (and Ann) Vogt of Hollywood, Fla. and Julie (and Thomas) Fagen of Ruskin, Florida; her 11 grandchildren and many foster children who called her grandma; her fourteen great-grandchildren, her two step-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, husband Wallace in 1990, her two children: Robert Vogt and Patricia Fairbrother, her sister Sevilla Meyer and her brothers: Harold Wright and Harley Wright.

Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Olivia, MN

(320) 523-1102