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Emma Katherina (Eltiste) Vogel

Born- March 2, 1887

Mound Township, Phillips County, Kansas

Baptized - May 8, 1887

Confirmed - April 22, 1900

Married - July 27, 1910

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - March 2, 1976

Phillips County Hospital

Phillipsburg, Phillips County, Kansas

Buried - March 6, 1976

Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas


Conformation 1900 Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas


Christine (Kaiser) Mueller Vinnie Veeh Vogel Anna Merklein

Emma (Eltiste) Vogel, Anna Merklein,

Christina (Kaiser) Mueller, Margretha (Veeh) Vogel




Final Rites

Emma Katharina Eltiste Vogel, daughter of August and Katharina Hahn Eltiste, was born in Mound Township, Phillips County, Kansas, on March 2, 1887, and departed this life at the Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg, Kansas, on March 2, 1976, having attained the age of 89 years. She was a life-long resident of Phillips County.

Emma was baptized into the Christian faith on May 8, 1887, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Stuttgart, Kansas, and was confirmed in the Lutheran faith on April 22, 1900, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. She was a life-long member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Congregation of Stuttgart.

On July 27, 1910, she was united in marriage with Henry Vogel and they made their home on a farm east of Stuttgart. To this union three children were born.

Emma was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband, and one son, Willis, and by one sister and one brother.

She leaves to mourn her passing, her two daughters and their husbands: Tillie and her husband, Ernest Grau; and Norma and her husband, Leonard Preuss, Phillipsburg. She leaves one brother, Christ Eltiste, Phillipsburg, six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She also leaves many nieces and nephews and other relatives and many friends.

Memorial services were held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Stuttgart, Kansas, on Saturday, March 6, with Pastor Duane Levin in charge. Hymns were sung by Alvin Veeh and Norman Merklein and by the congregation with Mrs. Marene Levin as organist.

Casket bearers were Delwin Grau, Melvin Grau, Richard Merklein, Dale Merklein, Bradley Gibson and Larry Preuss.

Burial was in the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Stuttgart, to await the resurrection.



We wish to express our thanks for the many expressions of sympathy given us at the time of our loss. The flowers, cards, food and many other kindnesses will never be forgotten.

The Family of Mrs. Emma Vogel

Phillips County Review

March 11, 1976



Husband - Heinrich Vogel

Henry Vogel

Born - February 14, 1883

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Died - June 17, 1964

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas

Buried - Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery

Phillips County, Kansas
Father - Johann Leonard Vogel

Mother - Elizabeth (Scheller) Vogel



Obituary ~ Vogel


Henry Vogel, the son of John Vogel and his wife, Elizabeth nee Scholler, was born on February 14, 1833, in Phillips county, Kansas.

On March 11, 1883, the father arms of God were opened to him in Holy Baptism and on April 19, 1898, he was confirmed in the Lutheran church of Stuttgart where he remained a life-long member.

He grew to manhood on his parents farm and on July 27, 1910, he was united in the bonds of Holy Matrimony with Emma Eltiste. Their union was blessed with two daughters and one son. Our gracious God permitted them to enjoy over 50 years of married life.

They made their home on a farm in Phillipsburg township until September of 1963. When Mr. Vogel became ill, they made their home with Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Preuss and them with Chris Eltiste.

Death came early on the morning of June 17, 1964, in Stuttgart at the age of 81 years, 4 months and 3 days.

Mr. Vogel was preceded in death by his parents, one son, four brothers and one sister.

The survivors include: his wife, Emma: two daughters, Mrs. Leonard Preuss of Stuttgart and Mrs. Ernest Grau of Phillipsburg: two brothers, John H. Vogel and Leonard Vogel, both of Phillipsburg: two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Kistner of Stuttgart and Mrs. Martha Veeh of Santa Ana, California. There are six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

We commend the mourners to the loving care of the Savior who has promised, "Because I live, you shall live also."

Funeral services were held Friday, June 19 in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Stuttgart with the Rev. Leonard Rudolph officiating. Music was furnished by Arliss Weinman and Erna Dusin.

Pallbearers were: Arnold Ehm, Erwin Kaiser, Henry Bohl, Edwin Dusin, Paul Beyerlein Sr., and William Grote. Interment was in the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery.


We wish to thank our friends, relatives and neighbors for the cards, flowers, and words of comfort received at the time our our recent bereavement. These remembrances and all other kindnesses were a source of great comfort.

The Relatives of Henry Vogel

Phillips County Review

June 25, 1964




Daughter - Mathilda Christine Marie (Vogel) Grau

Born - April 24, 1913


Daughter - Norma Frieda Margarethe (Vogel) Preuss

Born - March 25, 1919


Son - Willis Christ William Vogel

Born- November 14,1923

Died - September 10, 1924

Buried - Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery

Stuttgart, Phillips County, Kansas



Brother - Frederick Henry Eltiste

Born - February 13, 1880


Brother - Christian Gottlieb Eltiste

Born - September 29, 1981


Sister - Christina Katharina (Eltiste) Mueller

Born - December 6, 1883



Father - August Christian Eltiste

Mother - Katharina (Hahn) Eltiste


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