September 9, 2019
United Methodist Church
Overton Funeral Home, Dysart
September 8, 2019
2:00 to 4:00 PM
Overton Funeral Home
Irene Dorothy Vogeler was born on September 11, 1924, in Dysart, the daughter of Harry and Essie (Landgrebe) Herwig. She graduated from Dysart High School in 1942 and then went to Pitze’s Beauty School in Waterloo. Irene was united in marriage to Everett Vogeler on December 30, 1945, at the Little Brown Church. The couple made their home south of Dysart, where they farmed for several years. They eventually moved to Dysart and Everett continued to farm until his retirement. Irene was a member of the Dysart United Methodist Church and enjoyed playing cards, gardening, baking, canning, and spending time with her family. Irene died at the age of 94 on September 3, 2019, at Unity Point Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, under the care of Unity Point Hospice. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson, Jody; two sisters, Pearl Herwig and Frances Vogeler; and two brothers, Marvin and Howard Herwig. Irene is survived by three daughters, Connie (Larry) Mullins of Waterloo, Cathy Herman of Waterloo, and Caylene (Mike) Barfels of Dysart; three grandchildren, Eric Mullins, Sarah (John) Lowitzer, and Kyle (Kristen) Barfels; a great granddaughter, Mackenzie Barfels; and a special family friend, Jane Selby.
Please direct memorials to Dysart United Methodist Church.
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