Viola Yonzell Vogt 1932 ~ 2023

Memorial service for Viola Yonzell Vogt, 91-yearold Weatherford resident, will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, 2:00 PM at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Chuck Horton officiating. Services are under the direction of Lockstone Funeral Home. Viola Yonzell Vogt was born on August 6, 1932 in Shattuck, Oklahoma to Veta Pearl and Fred R. Barton. She passed away December 3, 2023 at the age 91 years, 3 months, and 27 days at Corn Heritage Village in Weatherford, Oklahoma. As a child, she lived on farms in Durham, Crawford, and Cheyenne, Oklahoma.

On January 28, 1952, she married the love of her life, Ivan Vogt. Together they farmed and raised cattle on the land homesteaded by Ivan’s grandfather, Peter F. Kliewer, and lived in the two-story farmhouse built in 1915. In 1975, she and Ivan moved to Corn. In 2000, during her retirement years, she lived in Weatherford.

Yonzell was a homemaker, a teacher in Arapaho and Washita Heights for 10 years, Country Craft business owner, Town of Corn Treasurer and Council Member, a member of the Red Hat Society, and a member of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Weatherford serving as a Pink Lady with the Weatherford Regional Hospital Auxiliary and volunteering for many community activities. She was a member of the Weatherford United Methodist Church. She loved sewing, dancing, painting, and crafting, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Yonzell is survived by daughter Connie Reimers and husband Marvin of Edmond, OK, son Tony Vogt and wife Ann of Corn; grandchildren Lacy Kempf and husband Jason of Edmond, Larin Rottman and husband Patrick of Washington, DC, Tyler Vogt and wife Laura of Weatherford, Toya Stunkard and husband Jake of Afton; great grandchildren Tinsley Vogt, Tugger Vogt, Tate Vogt, and Coy Stunkard; brothers, Jack Barton and wife Joanne of Clarendon, TX and Jim Barton and wife Alice of Clinton; and numerous nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ivan; and brothers, Robert Barton and Ray Barton.