Ill & in Memoriam

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Phillip G. Vogt, a longtime resident of Royal Oak died August 11, 2018. He was 79 years old. Phillip was born May 12, 1939 in Bryan, Ohio to Josephine (nee Phillips) and Harry Vogt.

Phillip graduated from Ionia High School and received bachelor degrees from General Motors Institute and Lawrence Technological Institute. He married Ella Arntz on August 13th , 1960, beginning a life together that would span nearly 60 years. Phillip retired from Chrysler as a mechanical engineer in 1994.

Phillip was a member of the NRA and Embury United Methodist Church in Birmingham. He loved antique cars and playing solitaire on his computer, which he did every day. He also enjoyed big game hunting and spending time up north.

A devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend, Phillip was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

Phillip is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Ella and son, Bryan Vogt. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews. Phillip is preceded in death by his siblings, Norman Vogt and Myrna Kent.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (Between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Wednesday 1pm. Friends may visit beginning at 11am.

Memorials may be made to Embury United Methodist Church, 1803 E. 14 Mile Road, Birmingham, Michigan or the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674.