Laura Marie (Vogt) Stangl, age 96, was born on November 8, 1923. She died on April 24, 2020, following a lengthy affliction with Alzheimer's dementia. Laura was the oldest of 10 children born to Theodore and Clara Vogt. Laura grew up predominantly in Carroll, Iowa attending school until the eighth grade. Besides helping her family, she worked as a waitress. She met Warren Stangl, commencing their ongoing soul-mate relationship of 71 years of marriage.
In 1955, they moved to Claremont, Minnesota where they purchased a farm and raised 4 children. They farmed and worked in dairy until 1975. She loved gardening, quilting, traveling, and spending time with her family. Upon retirement, they purchased a motor home and traveled south for many winters. Laura was an excellent cook and had abundant practice with her family of accomplished eaters. They were longtime members of St. Francis de Sales Parish in Claremont, MN.
Laura is survived by her husband, Warren; her children, Marcia (Dan) Renchin of Faribault, MN, Dan Stangl of Owatonna, MN, Doug (Deb) Stangl of Estherville, Iowa, and Kevin (Laurie) Stangl of Cloquet, MN; 14 grandchildren, and 23 great grandchildren, and 3 sisters. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter Cora Lee; her daughter-in-law Carolyn; her parents; and 6 siblings.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Laura Stangl, please visit our floral store.