Marie Fredericka (Pfennig) Vogel was born on October 15, 1922 in Pflugerville, Texas to Rudolph Ernst and Matilda (Pfluger) Pfennig.
She was baptized on November 26, 1922 and confirmed on March 28, 1937 at Immanuel’s Lutheran Church in Pflugerville.
She earned a degree in education and taught a variety of grades with the last twenty being kindergarten. She moved to Seguin in 1950 where she met and married George W. Vogel on June 20, 1953. Two daughters, Rebecca (Becky) Lynn and Karen Ruth soon followed.
After retiring in 1983, George and Marie spent time traveling throughout the states. After a brief illness, Marie died on May 29, 2019 at the age of 96.
Marie loved to read and work in her yard. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was an active member of Emanuel’s Lutheran Church in Seguin.
Marie is preceded in death by her husband, her daughter Becky, her parents, and her two brothers, Melvin and Clarence Pfennig.
She is survived by daughter Karen; two nephews, four nieces and their families.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Tres Hewell Mortuary from 5 to 7 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Emanuel’s Lutheran Church with Rev. Marcus Bigott and Rev. Kelsie Theiss officiating. A reception will follow in the Emanuel’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. Private interment will be held earlier at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be David Pfennig, Don Pfennig, Larry Witten, Larry Serold, Nick Serold, James Hilbert, Charles Jobe, Charlie Jobe, Steve Tschoepe, Joe Kane and Tom Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emanuel’s Lutheran Church, 206 N. Travis, Seguin, Texas, 78155, Texas Lutheran University, Development Office, 1000 West Court Street, Seguin, Texas, 78155-9989, Guadalupe County Humane Society, P. O. Box 1593, Seguin, Texas, 78155-1593 or to the Seguin Library Foundation, 313 W. Nolte Street, Seguin, Texas, 78155.
You are invited to sign the guest book at www.treshewell.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Tres Hewell Mortuary, 165 Tor Dr., Seguin, Texas, 78155, 830-549-5912.