Roxy Vogan, 74

Roxy Vogan, 74, of 1712 Kingsbury Drive, Saint  Marys, died at 8:19 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.

She was born Oct. 20, 1939, in Saint Marys, the daughter of Paul and Violet (Williams) Rieger.

She is survived by her two children, Jim (Freda) Vogan, of Lexington, Tenn., and Lani (Steve) Byrley, of Celina; four granddaughters, Carrie Vogan, Lisa Vogan, Amy (Samuel) Bell and Traci Byrley; and a great-granddaughter, Braylee Bell.

She is also survived by her siblings, Paul Rieger, of Saint Marys, and Denise Kohler, of Wapakoneta.
Roxy was preceded in death by her parents; her former husband, Jim Vogan; her close friend, Carroll Fischbach; her sister, Shirley Hudson.

She was a 1957 graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School. She retired after 33 years of service at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Saint Marys. She was an accomplished artist, who painted in the watercolor, pastel and oil media. She enjoyed being with  her family, taking care of her home, traveling and working in her yard. She was a member of the Riverside Art Center.

Funeral rites will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, Ohio, with the Rev. Barry Stechschulte as officiant. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2-7 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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