From a contemporary press report
Of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida., on Monday, February 10, 1997, at the West Palm Beach Veteran's Administration Medical Center, after a brief illness.
Colonel Vogt was born November 26, 1924 in Quantico, Virginia, son of the late Major Brady Luther Vogt, USMC and Ann Maria Smith. Educated in Norfolk, Virginia, he was a resident of the Palm Beach area since 1970, coming from Winter Haven, Florida.
During World War II, he served in Guam and the Western Caroline Islands. During the Korean Conflict,he was with the First Marine Brigade. During the Vietnam War, he entered with the initial Marine Corps 3rd Marine Amphibious Force in April 1965.
Colonel Vogt was awarded many citations and medals for his service during his military career; these include the Navy Presidential Unit Citation with 3 stars, the Army Presidential Unit Citation with 2 stars, the Navy Unit Commendation Medal with one star, the Joint Services Commendation Medal, the Good Conduct Medal with 2 stars, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation, the Army of Occupation Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal and the National Defense Service Medal with one star. Colonel Vogt wa preceded in death by his first wife, Lera L. Conlin Vogt, of Winter Haven, Florida, in 1981.
Colonel Vogt leaves to cherish his loving memory, his beloved wife, Nancy L. Reed Vogt; children, Timothy S. Vogt, of Tampa, FL., Patricia Kelly, of Havelock, NC, Kathleen Carrabine, of Cuyahoga Falls, OH, John Brady Vogt, of Lake Park, FL; stepdaughter, Lindsay Brooke hessa, of Richmond, VA; brothers, Brady Vogt, of Ft. Myers, FL, Patrick Vogt, of Cape Coral, FL; sister, Hazel ardany, of Silver Spring, MD; and his adored six grandchildren.
The Mass of The Resurrection will be celebrated 10:45 a.m., Tuesday, February 18 at Fort Myer Chapel, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA. with interment to follow in Arlington National Cemetery.
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