June 15, 2012
Mrs. Bogert was born in Athens on July 26, 1920 to the late Warren and Edna Gonnermann Travis. She graduated from Catskill High School and attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio until she married her husband of 60 years, Elwin F. Bogert, on Easter Sunday, April 9, 1939. She faithfully attended and supported the First Reformed Church in Athens as a member of the congregation and a Sunday School teacher for many years. She was actively involved in the Bronck House Museum, having served as a tour guide for 20 years and continuing to volunteer for an additional ten years.
She is survived by her daughter April of California; brother Alfred Travis of Delaware; four nieces: Mrs. Jay (Janice) Vickers, Mrs. Earl (Cathy) Schoonmaker, both of Leeds, Linda Skelley of Delaware, and Ann Fisher of New York; as well as many great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Elwin F. Bogert on July 24, 1999; two sisters: Ann Carlson and Matilda Peck; in addition to her brother Warren Ed Travis.
A committal service will be held on Monday, June 25, 2012 in the former Catskill Rural Cemetery with Rev. Norm Hamm, pastor of the First Reformed Church in Athens officiating. Friends and relatives are requested to meet at the Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home at 139 Jefferson Heights in Catskill at 11 a.m. for procession to the cemetery. Her family wishes to thank her caregivers for their devotion to her in her final years. Electronic condolences may be posted at www.millspaughcamerato.com
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