Esther M. Vogel

September 24, 1939March 29, 2019

Esther M. Vogel, 79, of Maryland passed away Friday, March 29, 2019 at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home, Oneonta. She was born September 24, 1939 in Oneonta the daughter of the late Frederick and Mildred (Weaver) Loucks. Esther married Karl E. Vogel in November 1957 in Oneonta. Karl predeceased her on April 22, 2018. For several years, Esther worked for the Oneonta Dress Factory as a layup person. She would lay up the patterns for the sewers. She then began working as an assembler for Greenleaf Doll House Factory in Schenevus. Esther is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Aimee Vogel of Oneonta; four granddaughters, Kitana, Leia, Miranda and Natalia; one sister, Thelma Harrison of West Oneonta; one brother, Gerald (Angie) Loucks of Otego; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Rose and Tony Lombardo of Schenevus, Marie and Raymond Ballard of Sidney and Elaine Loucks Eldred of Maryland; one brother-in-law, James Welch of Milford; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two daughters, Patricia and Connie Vogel; two sisters, Hilda Hanson and Doris Welch; three brothers, Glen, William and Clayton Loucks; and two brothers-in-law, Robert Harrison and Julian Hanson. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019 in the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main Street, Oneonta from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services will immediately follow at 7:00 PM with the Rev. Mel Farmer officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in the Maryland Cemetery. For those who wish memorial donations may be made to the Milford Emergency Squad, Milford, New York 13807 in loving memory of Esther M. Vogel. Online condolences may be made by visiting Funeral arrangements are the Bookhout Funeral Home of Oneonta.


  • Calling Hours Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 4, 2019

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