Edna Sue Vogt

Edna “Sue” Vogt, of Maplewood, formerly White Bear Lake, Minnesota, went to be with the Lord on November 29, 2023.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Bruce; parents, John & C. Edna Porter; and brother, Wendell Porter.

She is survived by daughters, Sheryl (Paul) Iekel and Nancy Vogt; grandchildren, David (Carrie) Iekel, Philip (Olivia) Iekel, Matthew Iekel, and Anna Iekel; several great-grandchildren; sister Fran Porter; and sister-in-law Bertha Vogt.

Sue grew up in Tennessee and southwest Michigan. She attended Columbia Bible College in South Carolina and shortly after met her future husband of 55 years. They made their home in White Bear Lake where they raised their two girls. Sue enjoyed working with preschoolers in the Early Childhood Program for White Bear Schools for many years and was a member of Eagle Brook Church, White Bear Congregation (since 1967), where she was passionate about teaching the Sunday school classes for young children. Her faith was evident throughout her life; she truly saw and had a heart for every person that crossed her path. She led Bible Study Fellowship for many years. She treasured time with her family and enjoyed coffee, bible study, Florida vacations, and doing jigsaw puzzles with long-time friends and family.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6,  at Bradshaw, 4600 Greenhaven Drive, White Bear Lake. A funeral service will be held at 10:30am Thursday, December 7, at Bradshaw with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Interment will happen at Fort Snelling beside her husband. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to be donated to causes close to Sue’s heart.



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