Obituary for Alma Vogt
God called Alma “Tootie” Irene (Lees) Vogt home on Monday, May 1, 2017.
For the last few years, Alma was a resident of the Golden Living Center in Jefferson City, Mo.
Alma Irene Vogt was born in Versailles, Mo. as Alma Irene Lees on August 14, 1920. She was born to Nephi Alexander and Ruth Elizabeth (Naylor) Lees. She had three sisters.
Family members and friends called her “Tootie”…her favorite hobby was fishing.
She was married to Marvin Edward Vogt on May 16, 1940 in Clinton, Mo. He preceded her in death in April of 1992.
To that union one daughter was born, Mary Elizabeth (Mary Beth) Vogt Bailey, now residing in Lakewood, Colorado.
Tootie was a lifelong resident of the central Missouri area and lived most of her adult life in Jefferson City assisting her husband in their privately owned business, The Vogt Sewing Machine Company.
She is survived by: her daughter, Mary Beth and son-in-law Mike Bailey; two grandchildren, Todd Bailey of Austin, Texas and Shannon Bailey Drogsvold of Arvada, Colorado; and three great-grandchildren, Isabel Bailey, Anna Elizabeth and Dax Drogsvold.
Preceding her in death were three sisters, Gladys Marie Lees Johnson, Grace Louise Lees Johnson and Edith Lees Burkhart.
A private family graveside service will be held at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens.