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Sister Eileen Marie Vogel, OSU

Sister Eileen Marie Vogel, OSU, 84, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Ursuline Center, Toledo.

Sister Eileen Marie was born and raised in Tiffin, the daughter of Lawrence Joseph and Lavina S. Niederkohr Vogel.

She and her family were parishioners of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin.

Sister Eileen Marie graduated from Calvert High School, Tiffin, then entered the Ursuline Convent of the Sacred Heart in 1953. She earned a bachelor’s degree in 1965, from Mary Manse College and a master’s degree in 1975, from Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Known for her kindness and gentleness, Sister Eileen Marie served as a primary teacher at several Diocese of Toledo schools beginning in 1955, including Rosary Cathedral, St. Thomas Aquinas School, Good Shepherd School, St. Anthony Hall and St. Francis de Sales Achievement School in Toledo, St. Mary School, Tiffin and St. John the Baptist School, Point Place. Her ministry as director of religious education at St. John the Baptist Parish spanned 1981 to 2009.

Sister Eileen Marie is survived by her step-sisters, Phyllis (Urban) Wurm and Mary Ellen (Tom) Zahn; step-brother, Gerald (Karen) Meier; step-sister-in-law, Rita Meier; cousins; nieces; nephews; and her Sisters and Associates of the Ursuline Community.

She was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother, Catherine Warnement Meier Vogel; and her step-brother, James Meier.

Visitation will be 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at the Ursuline Center, 4035 Indian Rd., Toledo, OH, with a scripture vigil at 6:30 p.m.

The funeral liturgy will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at the Ursuline Center.

Memorials may be made to Ursuline Convent, 4045 Indian Rd., Toledo, OH 43606.

Please sign the guest register at CoyleFuneralHome.com.

Arrangements are by Coyle Funeral Home.