Betty Vogt

                    March 4, 1933  -  March 21, 2008


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Anchorage resident Betty Cecilia Muraski Vogt, 75, died March 21, 2008, at Providence Alaska Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Anchorage Lutheran Church. The Rev. Bill Warren will officiate. Ms. Vogt was born March 4, 1933, in St. Louis to Frank and Veronica Muraski. She graduated from high school in 1950. On Aug. 31, 1952, she married William M. Vogt, and they moved to Alaska in February 1953. She worked for First National Bank in Adak from 1956 until 1958, then in Anchorage at North Star Elementary School and the Whaley Center. She retired from the Anchorage School District in 1993. She was a member of the Anchorage Lutheran Church, New Comers, Red Hat Society, Anchorage Women's Club and Pioneers of Alaska. She enjoyed playing bridge, crocheting and volunteering at church. Her family wrote, "Betty loved to play bridge and faithfully worked out at the cardiac rehab at Providence. She loved gathering with her friends, dogs, taking walks and spending time with her family." She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Bill Vogt and Karen Winkler of Kodiak, and Jim and Vanessa Vogt of Anchorage; grandson, Will Vogt of Kodiak; granddaughters, Hannah Vogt of Kodiak and Erin Gonder of Anchorage; and numerous nieces and nephews of St. Louis and Nashville, Ill. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Veronica Muraski; husband, William M. Vogt; brothers, Frank and Joseph; and sister, Dolly. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the American Heart Association or Anchorage Lutheran Church. Arrangements are with Evergreen Memorial Chapel.






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Born: March 4, 1933

Death: March 21, 2008


This memorial provided by:
Janssen Funeral Homes
Anchorage, AK