Bessalean “Bess” Bogner

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 3/22/2013 16:00:00

Willard OH 44890 3/23/2013 11:00:00

Bessalean “Bess” Bogner, age 85, of Louisville, KY, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the Nazareth Home in Louisville, KY. She was born October 6, 1927 in Adele, KY to the late Will Press and Mabel (Gullett) Taulbee Newell. She was a Willard and Plymouth, Ohio resident for most of her life, before moving to Louisville, KY in 2001. She graduated from New Haven High School in 1945. She was employed by the former Plymouth Elevator for 14 years and the Willard Christian Day Care, from which she retired in 1992, as well as being a stay-at-home mother and homemaker. She was a longtime member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, OH and member of St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church in Louisville, KY.
She is survived by her children and spouses; Scott T. and Linda F. Bogner of Louisville, KY; Shawn E. and Tamara L. Bogner of Jackson Township, OH; Susan A. (Bogner) and Scott A. McGovern of Towson, MD; Stasi B. (Bogner) and Wayne C. Trout of Hilliard, OH; grandchildren, Samuel T. Bogner of Louisville, KY, Christina L. and George T. Bogner of Jackson Township, OH, Ian T. and Colin A. McGovern of Towson, MD, and Eric T. and Emory S. Trout of Hilliard, OH; sister and brother-in-law, Janis and Larry Dodd of Ellwood, Il; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Patrice Chronister of Punta Gorda, FL; sister-in-law, Shirley Taulbee of Plymouth, OH; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Carl “Butch” and Peggy Bogner of Willard; brother-in-law, James Bogner of Lima, OH; sisters-in-law, Helen Bogner of Crestline,OH, Joan Bogner of Westerville, OH and Yvonne Bogner of Willard, OH; many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Bogner, to whom she was married on 11/27/1948 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plymouth, Ohio; parents, Will Press Taulbee and Mabel (Gullett) Taulbee Newell; brother and sister-in-law, J. Eugene and Marion Taulbee; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ernestine and Jack Baumgartner and Dortha and John Bores; brother, Bill R. Taulbee; niece, Terry L. Durbin and nephew, Jerry A. Taulbee.
Visitation will be Friday, March 22, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio. The funeral mass will be Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, Ohio with Fr. Mike Diemer officiating. Burial will be at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Xavier School. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Maria Guhde Keri - Mar 26, 2013

Bogner family –
So sorry for your loss. Your mother’s great qualities will live on in all of you. She’ll be with you always, though I’m sure you’ll miss her. All our best.

UofL Production Support Team - Mar 22, 2013

Scott, Family and Friends,
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
May the peace that comes from the memories of love and experiences shared comfort you now and in the days ahead.
Production Support
University of Louisville

Mina Busch - Mar 22, 2013

So sorry for your loss…may you feel God’s presence with you as He’s welcoming your mom above. Our condolences…

Jolynn Ware - Mar 21, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Your mom will always remain in my memories as a wonderful person who was willing to help others. She raised a wonderful family and is surely rejoicing with her husband and family Love to all of you

Mike, Kara, Brandyn, and Summer Shroyer - Mar 21, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. Mike and I will always remember her kindness when visiting your home in Willard. What a great lady.

Lisa Keder - Mar 21, 2013

I hope that you are your family have many found memories to cherish. Sorry for your loss.
Lisa Keder

Jamie (Ratliff) Krabill - Mar 20, 2013

Sue and Staci… I’m very sorry to hear about your mom. I remember her being such a sweet lady when I took baton lessons from you girls! My condolences to you both and your entire family!

Tricia Palmer Tarr - Mar 20, 2013

Sue and Staci…so sorry for your loss. God bless you all.

Sharon Taulbee Whited - Mar 20, 2013

To my cousins: I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Bess was a very special lady. You now have a special angel looking out for all of you. Love you all……….Love, Sharon