Louis J. Gogel
Birth date: December 26, 1958
Death date: February 22, 2012
Louis John "Louie" Gogel, 53, a resident of Cedar Rapids, died Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at his home after a courageous battle with AML.
Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Lensing Funeral Service in Iowa City. Services will begin at 1:00 pm Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call Monday after noon – before the service. Reverend Louis Leonhardt will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in the Morse Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to The Louis Gogel Memorial Fund.
Louis was born December 26, 1958 in Huntingburg, Indiana, the son of Jerome and Agnes (Seckinger) Gogel. Raised in Solon, Louie received his PhD in Engineering from Stanton University in California.
He will be dearly missed by friends and family.
He leaves behind his partner Tracie Gogel, children, Jennifer (Brian) Johnson, Daniel (Bobbie) Gogel and David (Alicia) Brauer; grandchildren, Audra and Conner Johnson, Carson, Carter, Jayden and Adrianna Gogel;his mother Agnes; brothers and sisters, Reynold, Gerry, Keith and Gregg (Erica) Gogel; Valeria Schnor (Steven), Marla Hall (Jim), Gail Dunahoo and Donna Eliasen (Harry) and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, two sisters, Gloria Gogel and Cynthia Gogel and a sister in law Kim Gogel.