Jane Vogen (1934-2018)

Jane Vogen

Jane Vogen (née Sams) age 84, formerly of Kildeer, IL and Holiday, FL went to be with our Lord on
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 with her family by her side. Jane was born on August 7, 1934 in Hector,
KY to Kelly and Laura (née Thompson) Sams and grew up on the family farm in Clay County. Jane
graduated high school from Oneida Baptist Institute. She moved to Chicago where she met Allan Vogen,
was wed on April 26, 1957 and had five children. Jane had a very successful career as a real estate
professional, where she was an award-winning member of the National Association of Realtors, until her
retirement in 1999. She was also a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Holiday, FL and a lifelong
member of the Republican Party. Jane enjoyed cooking, entertaining and spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Allan, her son Christopher, her parents Kelly and Laura Sams, her brothers Estil (Ella), Harvey (Kathy), and Stanley Joe (Ann) Sams, and her sisters Rosemarie (Paul) White, Laura Jean (Morris) Wolfe, and Chelsea Lou Miller.

Jane is survived by her children Pamela Pantle, Patricia (Kevin) Downing, Penelope Vogen, and Robert (Tracey) Vogen; grandchildren, Katy (Michael Bessette) and Allison Pantle, Megan, Molly, Jack, and Shannon Downing, and Haley and Max Vogen; sisters, Millicent (Harold) Witthoeft, Emily Sue (Al)
Malkowski and Joyce Ann (Roy) McCarty; scores of nieces and nephews as well as many family and

A visitation will take place on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Southport Baptist Church (13266 Wilmot Road, Kenosha, WI 53142) from 9:30 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. with services and committal immediately following at St. Theresa Cemetery in Eagle, WI.

Thoughts for Jane Vogen (1934-2018);

  • Patti,
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family in the passing of your mom. May wonderful memories provide you some comfort during this painful time.
    With love,
    Shari Hanson

  • My heart goes out to the family! Longevity is certainly a blessing, and death at any age is too soon. God knows the pain we experience when we lose our dear loved ones. He even views death as an enemy! (1 Corinthians 15:26) God will soon eliminate this enemy, and no one will have to deal with the pain it brings. May this hope bring the family comfort during this difficult time. Click on the link for more comforting thoughts: https://www.jw.org/finder?wtlocale=E&issue=2018-11&pub=g18&srcid=share

  • To Jane’s family and friends, please accept my heartfelt condolences on your loss. I have found comfort in reading Job 14:14,15 where it shows that Jehovah God yearns to bring back to life the dead who are preserved in his memory. The Bible gives us a wonderful hope of living in a paradise on earth and seeing the resurrection of our dead loved ones. (Luke 23:43; John 5:28,29) May this bring you some comfort and strength as well, remembering that soon God will wipe away our tears and swallow up death forever.

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