OBITUARY

Richard D. Hogle

June 29, 1927March 18, 2021

At age 93, Richard passed away on March 18, 2021 at his home in DeWitt, Michigan.

He was born June 29, 1927 to Delbert and Estella Hogle. He spent most of his life in DeWitt, Michigan. Richard served in the US Marine Corp, during WWII, ending as a Corporal. He joined the Michigan National Guard and later worked full time for the Army as CW04 and retired after 38 years.

Richard is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Fern Hogle; his brother, Peter Hogle; sister, Betty Selfridge; son, Mike (Cindy) Hogle; daughter, Roxanne (Jon) Smith; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Patricia Hogle; and brothers, Mike Hogle, Jack Hogle, Jerry Hogle, Don Hogle, Ed Hogle, Gene Hogle, and Rex Hogle.

Richard’s interests included traveling the world, camping, gardening, building various projects including the house he and his wife shared for the last 60 years. He also owned a small appliance service company.

He enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends and loved to host events. Camping was dear to his heart, especially when the kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids joined him in the camping experience.

Dick enjoyed life and loved time with friends and family. He will be deeply missed by all.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Mike Hogle
  • Jon Smith
  • Rick Hogle
  • Jason Snell
  • Josh Snell
  • Jonathan Smith II

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, March 22, 2021

Memories

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MG (R) Greg Vadnais

April 15, 2021

Mr. Hogle,. I cant begin to express the gratitude for your contribution as a soldier for so many years to your country. You were tuff as nails but yet compassionate and taught so many of us so much. I have so many vivid memories of you, lead by example and a subject matter expert. We shall see again some day, rest well in Fiddlers Green and God Bless. Gone but never forgotten., a truly great American!

COL HOWARD Becker

April 13, 2021

Dick was one the most honest and honorable men I had the privilege to serve with in the Army. God Bless Fern and Family

David Harte

March 23, 2021

Just wanted the family to know what a great friend Richard was ,we met in the National guards in 1955 and became friends appreciated his expert driving during that time. and considered him a very good friend? Just know that he will be missed by his friends. Sincerely S Sargent David W Harte

Patricia Van Tassell Host

March 21, 2021

I remember Mr. Hogle, way back when he was in
The National Guard 119th Field Artillary Battalion with my Dad, Laurance Van Tassell. Rest In Peace Mr. Hogle.

Kenneth Powelson

March 21, 2021

Mr. Hogel, you were a great inspiration to me and many of the soldiers in the 119th. BBMFIC may you rest in peace my friend.

Dale & Phyllis Brown

March 21, 2021

Dick was a great neighbor and great friend. He helped us in so many ways in our lives. It was a joy to spend time with him and enjoy his humor. We will miss him greatly.

Ray Easton

March 21, 2021

To the Hogle Family:

Sorry to hear of Dick’s Passing.

I knew & worked with your husband, father, grandfather while I was with 119 Artillery Battery in Lansing.

I always enjoyed his dry sense of humor & dedication to the guys that worked with him and his dedication to the 119th.

May he RIP.

Ray Easton

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Biography

Richard Hogle, age 93, passed away on March 18, 2021 at his home in DeWitt, Michigan.
He was born June 29, 1927 to Delbert and Estella Hogle. He spent most of his life in DeWitt, Michigan. Richard served in the US Marine Corp, during WWII, ending as a Corporal. He joined the Michigan National Guard and later worked full time for the Army as CW04 and retired after 38 years.
Richard’s interests included traveling the world, camping, gardening, building various projects including the house he and his wife shared for the last 60 years. He also owned a small appliance service company. He enjoyed being surrounded by family and friends and loved to host events. Camping was dear to his heart, especially when the kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids joined him in the camping experience. Dick enjoyed life and loved time with friends and family. He will be deeply missed by all.