John Vegter Jr.

May 13, 1929March 10, 2019

John Vegter, age 89, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 10, 2019. He was born in Chicago on May 13, 1929 to John and Fannie (Statema) Vegter. He was married to Lois Van Hees November 25, 1949 in Delavan, Wisconsin. They moved to Winter Haven, Florida in 1968 and to Loveland, Colorado in 1975. After retiring in 1991, he moved to Greeley Colorado.

During his work life he farmed, he built pumps at Sta-Rite Industries, he owned a trash service with his brother that serviced communities surrounding Cypress Gardens and Disneyworld, and he sold feed for Moor-man feed to farmers in Larimer and Weld Counties.

John is survived by his wife, children Noreen & Loreen Vegter of Bradenton, Florida, Ken (Michelle) Vegter, and LaVonne Vegter of Greeley. Grandsons; Jeff (Anne) Vegter and Chris (Erin) Vegter. Great grandchildren Mackenzie (Nathan) Peter, Stephanie, Tyler, Andrew, Alex, and Ella Vegter and great-great grandson Jackson Peter. He is also survived by brothers, Frank Vegter and Ron Vegter and sister Florence Gerharz. He is preceded in death by brothers Bill, Pete, Hank, and Harry and sister Theresa Los.

Visitation 9:30 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 followed by Funeral Service at 10:30 a.m. both at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 2707 N Wilson Ave, Loveland 80538. Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens at 2 p.m. Friday.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to Faith Evangelical Free Church in care of Stoddard Funeral Home.


  • Visitation Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 15, 2019

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