Aloys was born on November 23, 1938 in Macklin, Sask. He was the second of nine children of Albert & Christina Vogel. He attended Blarney School and took over the family farm, north of Compeer, AB in 1975. He was very mechanical and loved to build and fix things. Aloys enjoyed farming and tending to his cattle. He often replied, “my cows make me happy”. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved to garden. In his pastime he played his keyboard. His gift of music was enjoyed by many when he played at the Lodge and Nursing Home. He enjoyed visiting with his neighbors and helping when he could.
He was a very quiet, gentle, and honest man. He enjoyed the simple things in life, content with small pleasures. He found goodness in everyone. It was a blessing that he was able to enjoy the farm, well into his old age, being able to live the way he wanted, right to the very end.
Our beloved brother, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the Provost Health Centre at the age of 82.
Aloys is survived by his siblings, †Raymond (Doreen) Vogel of Sherwood Park, AB and their children, Wayne (Rhonda), Mervin, Marilyn (Brian) and Gordon (Nicole); Mary Vogel of Edmonton, AB; Leona (Victor) Wold of Leduc, AB and their children, Rhonda (Corey), Cheryl (Stuart) and Dean (Kate); Doris (Dale) Evans of Calgary, AB and their children, Karla (Kendall) and †Darren Evans; Gladys (Brian) Healy of New Sarpeta, AB and their son, Sean (Marian); Theresa (Blaine) Kjorlien of Wetaskiwin, AB and their children, Ryan, Nolan (Alicia), Evan (Amanda); Loretta (Ben) Scheck of Provost, AB and their children, Benjamin (Phyllis), Matthew (Joelle) and Michael (Erica); †Stanley; as well as extended nieces, nephews, friends and close neighbours.
Aloys was predeceased by his parents, Albert & Christina Vogel; brothers, Raymond and Stanley; and nephew, Darren Evans.
A Public Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Gregory’s Funeral Home Chapel for all family, friends and neighbors who would like to attend.
Due to current public health guidelines, the Mass of Christian Burial will be by invitation only. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church with Father Christopher officiating. Interment will follow at the Provost Cemetery.