February 14, 1955 - October 4, 2017
It is with great sadness that the family of Gary M. Vogel announces his passing on Wednesday October 4, 2017 in Vancouver, Washington.
Gary was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to Carl M. Vogel and Dolores M. Sabesta on February 14th 1955.
Gary spent his childhood in St. Paul until the year of 1965 when his family had then moved to Phoenix, Arizona. While living in Phoenix, Gary graduated from Sunnyslope High School in 1973. During his high school years he had also met his love of 46 years, Cindy, who became married in the year of 1977.
Gary started a career at Reynolds Aluminum Company as a carbon setter from 1974 to 1997. During his career with Reynolds he and his family moved to Sandy, Oregon. When he then chose a career in respiratory care. Gary graduated from Apollo College of Portland Oregon in 1993 and has spent the rest of his career as a respiratory therapist and resided in the Vancouver, Washington area until his passing on October 4th, 2017.
Gary’s hobbies included: car shows with Mt. Hood Mustangs and Fords. His love, for the Arizona Cardinals and Arizona State, cashing in cans for donation to the leukemia foundation and spending quality time with his 3 grandchildren.
Gary is survived by:
His wife Cindy
His 3 children, Amber, Nichole & Ryan
His 3 grandchildren, Haydyn, Peyton and Hailey
His Son-in-law, William, daughter-in-law, Andreea
His Sister Gail, and Brothers Gregg & Glen
A Celebration of Life will be held October 22nd from 2:00 PM to 4PM at:
Firstenburg Community Center
700 N.E. 136th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98684