Rosella Marcella (Fasbender) Vogen, 81, of Chatfield died October 4, 2018, at Seasons Hospice in Rochester, following a brief illness with brain cancer. She was born February 22, 1937, in rural Adams, Minn., to Joseph and Mary (Kloeckner) Fasbender. She attended Sacred Heart School and graduated from Adams High School with the class of 1955. On January 10, 1959, she married Wallace Vogen at St. John’s Catholic Church in Rochester.
Rosella was a homemaker and worked at several bridal shops as a seamstress. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Altar Society. She enjoyed camping, sewing, and visits from her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, children: James (Robin) Vogen, Julie (Paul) Tuohy, Karen (Theodore) Hammell, Michael (Diane) Vogen, and David (Kimberly) Vogen, 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, three step great-grandchildren, and sister Mary Ann Davis of Austin. Rosella is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Gilbert and Vincent, and sisters Leona Vietor and Dorothy Schneider.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chatfield, with Reverend Edward McGrath officiating. Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, October 7 and one hour prior to the service on Monday. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery in Chatfield.
Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield assisted the family with arrangements. To share a condolence with the family please visit www.rileyfuneralhomes.com.