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Edward Dion Vogt, 50, Galveston, passed away at 10:53 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at his residence. Born Jan. 25, 1967, in East St. Louis, Illinois, he is the son of Edward G. Vogt and Loretta (Parmley) Armstrong.
He was a 1985 graduate of Collinsville, Illinois High School. He was employed with Kokomo Chrysler Casting Plant for 22 years. He was a member of the U.A.W. Local #1166 and First Baptist Church in Galveston; he also was a Ford Mustang enthusiast, liked dry walling, the outdoors, fishing, landscaping and riding motorcycles.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Loretta and Marty Armstrong, Galveston; his father, Edward G. Vogt, Carbondale, Illinois; his fiance, Deborah Lott, Kokomo; two brothers, Thomas (Kelly) Lucas, Troy, Illinois, and David E. (Kristi) Merz Jr., Carbondale, Illinois; one sister, Edie (Dave) May, New Douglas, Illinois; aunt, Rita Parks, Bellevue, Washington; uncle, Vernon (Julie) Parmley, Staunton, Illinois; nephew, Ty Lucas, and nieces, Jenna Lucas and Desiree Hooker; also a close Christian friend and Deborah's mother, Judith Brown, Kokomo.
There will be no public visitation or services. Cremation is planned. The sun rose on Jan. 25, 1967, and the sun set on Oct. 26, 2017. Ellers Mortuary and Cremation Center is handling arrangements.
Published on October 29, 2017
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