Rex Erwin Bogner

May 28, 1944 ~ August 26, 2021 (age 77)
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Rex Erwin Bogner, born May 28, 1944 in Mansfield, Ohio entered into Eternal Peace on

August 26, 2021 from Arbors Nursing Home in Mansfield, Ohio. Rex was the son of

George and Jane Bogner. He grew up in the Mansfield area, graduating from Mansfield

Senior High School in 1964 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served aboard the U.S.S.

Pine Island in Vietnam. Rex had many interests. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting

and fishing, as he grew older he enjoyed woodworking and became a very

knowledgeable Bee-Keeper, well known in the area.

On July 8. 1966 he married Evelyn Knowlton who survives. They were married just a little over 55

years at his passing away. Also surviving are 3 sons and their spouses. Rex (Mindy) of Mansfield,

Steve (Valarie) of Savannah and Matt (Robin) of Nankin. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren, Mike

(Mary) Bogner, Michelle (Roger) Simpson, Heather (Jerry) Mencel, Andrew Bogner and Maggie

Bogner and 5 great grandchildren, Makayla, Max, Lane, Avery and Penny Rose, with another on the

way, as well as his sister-in-law, Helen Bogner of Mansfield and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Jane Bogner, infant brother, Jimmy, brother,

Kenneth Bogner, nephew, Jim Bogner, a sister, Joan Smith, many uncles, aunts, cousins and best friend,

Bob Strong.

Services will 11:00 AM Wednesday September 1, 2021 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day

Saints Mansfield Ward with Bishop Spencer Larson officiating. Burial will be in Jeromesville


Friends may call on Tuesday August 31, 2021 from 6-8 pm at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville.

Online condolences may be made at

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes and there shall be no more death neither sorrow, nor

crying, neither shall there be no more pain for the former things are passed away.

Revelations 21 verse 4.

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August 31, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fickes Funeral Home
84 North High Street
Jeromesville, OH 44840

Funeral Service
September 1, 2021

11:00 AM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1951 Middle Bellville Road
Mansfield, OH 44904

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