Harold James Ogg

Jan. 9, 1944 – Feb. 18, 2013

Memorial services for Harold James Ogg will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 11 a.m. at the Atwood Family Chapel in Greybull. Harold, 69, died Feb. 18 at Bonnie Bluejacket Memorial Nursing Home.

Harold was born Jan. 9, 1944, in Worland, the son of James John and Iris Maria Beaver Ogg. He received his schooling in Manderson, Meeteetse and Cody.

He joined the United State Navy on Nov. 27, 1963, and served a tour of duty in Vietnam. He received his honorable discharge Nov. 21, 1967.

Harold married Dolores Ann Strube on Dec. 29, 1967, in Basin. They made their home in Greybull.

Harold, a hardworking man, was employed as a heavy-duty mechanic for M-I SWACO for 19 years.

Harold loved to watch high school wrestling, the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

He was a member of BPOE Lodge 1431 and was the Past Exalted Ruler and Past District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler. He was also a member of American Legion Post 32 of Greybull.

Harold was preceded in death by his mother, Iris Maria Beaver Ogg McCeery, and his daughter, Gail Ogg Roessing.

He is survived by his wife Dolores Ogg and son Brant Ogg, both of Greybull; son-in-law, Martin Roessing of Douglas; father, James John Ogg of Greybull; his sister, Arlene Griffin of Meeteetse; two brothers-in-law, Victor Strube of Greybull and Ken Strube of Basin; sister-in-law Carla Mae Urbaniak of Elmira, N.Y.; two grandsons; four granddaughters and a great-grandson.

Burial with full military rites will be held at the Donald J. Ruhl Memorial Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will follow at BPOE Lodge 1431.

Memorials are being received at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank, Box 471, Greybull, WY 82426. Proceeds will go to American Legion Post 32 for their renovation project at the Donald J. Ruhl Memorial Cemetery.

 

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