John Ogle

Cemetery Record Information

Full Name: John Ogle


Birth: April 25, 1897
Death: December 10, 1975
Age: 78
Veteran: U.S. War Veteran



John B. Ogle, 78, of 203 S. Main St., Oakfield, who held one of the oldest trucking franchises in the State of Wisconsin, known as the Oakfield Transit Co., died Wednesday evening at his home of an apparent heart attack.

Born on April 25, 1897, in the Town of Lima, Sheboygan County, he was the son of the late Joseph B. and Catherine Walter Ogle.

Mr. Ogle was employed by the Kohler Co. until 1928, when he moved to Oakfield where he owned and operated a service station until 1955.

He was a member of St. James Catholic Church at Oakfield, Holy name Society, and Knights of Columbus of Fond du Lac; was a retired honorary member of the Oakfield Fire Department, a former member of the Oakfield Village Board, and a charter member of the Oakfield Senior Center.

Survivors include his widow; three sons, Donald J. and Roger W., both of Oakfield and Gerald of Fond du Lac; and three daughters, Mrs. Dolores Peters of Byron, Mrs. Carita Fisher of Waldo and Mrs. Mary Giles of Oakfield.

Also surviving are 21 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a sister, Mrs. Olive Scheibl of Sheboygan Falls.  A sister and brother preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Kohls Co. Funeral Home, Oakfield, and at 10:30 a.m. at St. James Church, Oakfield.  The Rev. Richard Fechhelm will officiate, and burial will be in Avoca Cemetery at Oakfield.


Visitation for Mr. Ogle will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.


The Reporter (Fond du Lac, Wisconsin)

11 Dec 1975, Thursday,     Page 36


Avoca Cemetery – Oakfield, WI

Headstone Location:
Lot 621 S 1/2