Agnes A. Bogner, 87, of Bellevue, passed away Monday, March 10, 2008, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 4, 1921, in Reed Township, the daughter of Harry P. and Rose M. (Schreiner) Smith. Agnes spent most of her life as a homemaker and was also co-owner of the former Bogner's Tavern in Bellevue. She married Vincent P. Bogner on May 30, 1940, in Reed Assumption Catholic Church and he preceded her in death April 10, 1996.
Agnes was a dedicated member of Immaculate Conception Church. As a child she attended the Reed School House. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing and attending services at Immaculate Conception Church. Agnes was able to spend the last two years in her home with the help of caring and dedicated caregivers and a special friend of her and her late husband, Ken Martin.
Agnes is survived by a daughter, Charlet (Kenn) Rospert of Bellevue; four grandchildren, Dr. Jenneth (Joseph) Collins of Vermilion, Capt. Daniel Rospert of Ft. Bragg, N.C. and serving in Iraq with the U.S. Army, Jeffrey (Patricia) Phillips of Bellevue and Lorey (Christopher) Coe of Westerville, Ohio; two great-grandchildren, Alexa and Jude Coe; a brother, Richard Smith of Attica; and two sisters, Patricia (John) Mahl of Bellevue and Doris Provenzale of Bellevue.
Along with her husband and parents, Agnes was preceded in death by her daughter, Judith Ann Phillips; son-in-law, Leonard Phillips; a sister, Eleanor Pifher; and sister-in-law, Velma Smith.
Friends will be welcomed from 5-8 p.m. Friday in Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, where a rosary service will be at 5 p.m. A funeral Mass officiated by the Very Rev. Keith Stripe will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Immaculate Conception Church, Bellevue. Burial will follow at Bellevue Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial Donations can be made to Immaculate Conception School Endowment Fund; 304 E. Main St., Bellevue; or The Wounded Soldiers Fund in care of Firelands Federal Credit Union, 221 E. Main St., Bellevue, OH 44811.