Beverly Ann Kogler
Beverly A. Kogler
79, passed away Sunday, June 21st, in Abilene. She was born January 19, 1936 in Abilene, the daughter of Harold and Ida (Glahn) Book. Growing up in the area, Bev attended local schools and graduated from Chapman High School with the class of 1954. On August 15, 1954 she was married to Bruce E. Kogler in the Abilene First United Methodist Church.. All of their married life was spent farming north of Abilene. In 2014, they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Bev had been employed by Southwestern Bell, and the Dickinson County Clerk’s Office, retiring in 1997. Bruce preceded her in death February 4, 2015. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her grandchildren, Royals baseball, gardening and her black horse, May. She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Randy Hamel. Bev was a member of the Abilene First United Methodist Church, the Buckeye Saddle Club, Elks Lodge and the United Christian Women.
Survived by: 2 Daughters Debbie (Ty) McCullough Manhattan
Carol Hamel Salina
Son Mike Kogler Smolan
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday, June 25th, at the Abilene First United Methodist Church with Pastor Lindsay Brummer officiating. The family will receive friends 5:30 – 6:30 PM Wednesday, June 24th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Buckeye Saddle Club or the Elsie Brooks Cancer Fund. They may be left at the church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.