Joy Vogt

Funeral services for Joy Ann Vogt were held on Friday, January 13, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in the auditorium at Naper, NE. Burial was in the Knoll Crest Cemetery in Naper, NE. Clausen Funeral Home in Burke was in charge of arrangements. Joy Ann Helenbolt Vogt was born on August 15, 1933, in Martin to William and Charlotte (Hayne) Hanneman of Batesland. Her mother passed away shortly after her birth and she was adopted by Harry and Hazel (Thibault) Helenbolt. Joy grew up with her parents and brother Neil on a farm west of Naper, NE and graduated from Naper High School in 1950. She attended Nebraska State Teachers College at Wayne and taught at country school districts in Boyd County. On March 13, 1953, Joy was united in marriage to Julius Claus Vogt and to this union seven children were born. They lived on a farm west of Naper, NE, where they farmed, ranched, and raised their family. Joy worked alongside her family in the field, working livestock, and “doctoring” anyone or thing that needed it. In 1992, Joy and Julius retired and moved to Naper, NE. Julius passed away in 1999. In 2011, with the onset of dementia, Joy moved to California and later Arizona to be near her daughter Leanne and her family. She passed away on January 1, 2017, in Kingman, AZ at the age of 83 years. Joy is survived by her daughter and five sons and their families: Leanne and Louis Bill Donason of Kingman, AZ; Eldon and Machele Vogt of North Platte, NE; Vernon and Deb Vogt of Naper, NE; Gordon and Sharon Vogt of Winside, NE; Bryon and Sharon Vogt of Naper, NE; and Lyndon and Kara Vogt of Grand Island, NE; grandchildren: Damon, Brandon, Juston, Camille, Ashly, Auston, Jessica, Ross, Wyatt, Trista, Tyla, Jason, Tamarie, Lyndon, Danna, Remington, Breanna, Heidi, Ryon, Holly, Logon, Dillon; 40 great-grandchildren; her brother Neil Helenbolt and wife Carol of Stuart, NE; brothers and sisters-in-law Darlene and Marlo Sieh of Creston, IA, Sharon and Francis Robinson of Sioux Falls, Shirley and Paul Neumiller of Bonesteel, Don and Gloria Vogt of Burke, Dolores Vogt of Butte, NE; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Julius, infant daughter Jolene, and her parents.

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