Frederick C. Vogel, 79, of Pine, died Oct. 16, 2006 while attending a family reunion in Chicago. He was born Dec. 23, 1926 in Chicago, Ill. He joined the Navy in 1944 and served on the USS Pennsylvania.
He started work in 1948 for Illinois Bell Telephone Co., moved to Phoenix in 1952 and continued with Mountain Bell until his retirement. He enjoyed camping and fishing with his family and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Mr. Vogel and his wife, Jean, moved to Pine in 1992. He was active in Pine/Strawberry Kiwanis, CERCA and Arts and Craft Guild, and his hobby was making jewelry.
He is survived by Jean (his wife of 45 years); daughters Victoria Wallace, Linda (Peter) Morgan; son Robert (Sandie) Vogel; grandchildren, Jennifer Boothe, Bryon Morgan, Holly Mulqueen, Ian Mulqueen, and Jeremy Wallace; four great-grandchildren and beloved sister, Laverne Mathauser.
He is preceded in death by his parents and son, Richard Vogel.
No services will be held, as requested by Mr. Vogel. Condolences to the family can be sent to Jean Vogel, P.O. Box 1684, Pine, AZ 85544.