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Brian Vogel

August 22, 1965 — April 1, 2024

Alexandria, Minnesota

Brian Vogel

Brian G. Vogel, age 58 of Alexandria, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2024 at his home in Alexandria, Minnesota.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 5 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony with Rev. Edward Vebelun, O.S.B. officiating. Inurnment will be held in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Brian Gerald Vogel was born August 22, 1965 in Melrose, Minnesota to Claude and Janice (Becker) Vogel. He grew up on the family farm near St. Anthony and graduated from Albany High School. In 1994 he married Carrie Bechtold and started their family in Alexandria, Minnesota. Brian worked at Fleet Farm for over 30 years and most recently at Aagard. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and taking trips to Duluth and out West. He had a passion for woodworking and crafting and loved spending time with his family, especially his two sons. 

Survivors include his sons, Spencer (Sarah) Vogel of St. Joseph and Matthew Vogel of Grand Forks, North Dakota; father, Claude Vogel of St. Anthony; brothers and sisters, Debra (Richard) Schreifels of Staples, Michael (Jane) Vogel of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Richard (Laura) Vogel of Albany, Lori (Dan) Austing of Freeport, Lisa (John) Buttweiler of Avon, Steve (Natasha) Vogel of Albany, and Tom (Jaclyn) Vogel of Albany; former wife, Carrie Vogel of Alexandria; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Brian was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Vogel on May 7, 2020; brother, David Vogel in 2009; and nephew, Mason Vogel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

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Visitation

Friday, April 5, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am

St. Anthony Catholic Church (St. Anthony)

, Albany, MN 56307

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Memorial Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, April 5, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am

St. Anthony Catholic Church (St. Anthony)

, Albany, MN 56307

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