Lennie Vogelpohl, 62, of rural Murdock

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Lennie Vogelpohl, 62, of rural Murdock, died Friday, January 30, 2015 at his home.  
Funeral services were 1 p.m., Tuesday, February 3 at Bethesda Lutheran Church, rural Murdock.  Visitation was from 5-7 p.m., Monday at the church and continued one hour prior to the service Tuesday.  
Lennie was born  December 11, 1952, in Litchfield, Minnesota, and was raised by his grandparents, William and Mary Vogelpohl.  Lennie lived in Eden Valley, Litchfield and Minneapolis, where he attended Phillips Junior High and attended Minneapolis South High School.  After moving to Willmar, Lennie attended Willmar Community College, earning his Associates Degree in 1987.
September 14, 1978, he was united in marriage to Kathryn Olson at her parent’s home.  Following their marriage, Lennie and Kathy lived in Willmar before moving to their home in rural Murdock.
Lennie worked for 4-W’s Inc. with law enforcement and security and had been the night manager for Timber’s Restaurant.  For the past 25 plus years, he worked as a human service tech  for Divine House, retiring in 2013.  He truly enjoyed his time and years spent working with the developmentally disabled.
His family remembers his enjoyment of fishing and watching NCIS reruns.  Lennie was a gifted leathersmith, making many different items from wallets, purses, checkbooks to unique pieces like gun and pistol cases.  He also liked coin collecting.
Surviving are his wife, Kathryn; mother, Isabelle Matteson of Litchfield; sons, Rodney Hight of Atwater; James and Lisa Lundberg-Vogelpohl of Glenwood; and grandson, Logan Hight.
Arrangements were with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. www.hafh.org

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