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Ellen R. Vogel

April 4, 1932 — November 9, 2020

Ellen R. (Rosenberger) Vogel, 88, of Natrona Heights passed away peacefully on Monday, November 9, 2020 into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior. She was born April 4, 1932, in Tarrtown a daughter of the late Leroy and Laura (Taylor) Rosenberger. She met the love of her life, Donald L. Vogel, on a blind date. It was love at first sight. She later told her mother "that is the man I'am going to marry." They were married on July 24, 1954. They had three children. Ellen was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Natrona Heights. She enjoyed cooking, baking and reading books. She read hundreds and hundreds of books over her lifetime. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed seeing her great-grandchildren. Ellen is survived by her children, Kathy (Eric) Johnson, Nancy (Jeffrey) Davis and Robert Vogel; grandchildren, Jeffrey Davis Jr., Dawn (Brian) Scanga, Jeremy (Brystal) Johnson and Joshua (Lynn) Johnson; great-grandchildren, Caleb and Max Davis, Carter, Capri & Laurel Johnson and Camden Scanga; her brother, Jerry Rosenberger, many nieces and nephews, by her four sisters-in-law, Carol Stoner, Sandra Vogel, Emily Geick and Bertha Jane Rosenberger, and by her good friend, Bonnie Ambrose. In addition to her parents, Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, Donald L. Vogel on February 23, 1980, brothers, Richard and John Rosenberger and by her sister, Karen Hooks.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4, 6-8 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle Street, Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Jack Emerick. Burial will follow in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. To send an online condolence please visit Please be prepared to follow all CDC guidelines including social distancing and face coverings.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

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