Jack Wayne Ogle

06/24/1944

09/29/2023

Memorial contributions

Alzheimer’s Association

Donor Services, 225 N Michigan Ave, Floor 17

Chicago, IL 60601

or

Autism Society of America

6110 Executive Boulevard Suite 305

Rockville, Maryland 20852

Jack Wayne Ogle, age 79 of Lowell, passed away Friday, September 29, 2023. He was preceded in death by his father, William Raymond Ogle; grandparents, Elmer and Helen Donaldson, William Ray and Bessie Thelma Ogle.

Jack is survived by his wife, Sandra S. Oato; children, Brandon D. (Susan) Ogle, Darin P. Ogle; stepchildren, Melissa O. Brown, Betsey O. Brown (Justus Brazelton); grandchildren, William R., and Sean A. Ogle; mother, Barbara Elizabeth Ogle; sisters, Jill Stanley, and Judy (Alan) Taylor, as well as many nieces, a nephew and numerous close friends.

Jack was an esteemed AP U.S. History teacher, English teacher, Social Studies Department Chair, and mentor to countless students. His passion extended beyond the classroom, guiding Model U.N. participants, shaping the pages of the Yearbook, and fostering young talents in Close Up.  He coached Hockey with James Grant, JV Football with Rick White and Steve Kampfschulte, and both Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity Golf teams, instilling values of teamwork and perseverance.

Beyond his professional life, he found joy in golf, the pages of a good book, and exploring the world through travel. Above all, he was a loving and cherished grandfather, leaving behind a legacy of wisdom and love. His presence will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

The Funeral service will be held on October 10, 2023, at 11 am, at the Lowell United Methodist Church, 621 E Main St, Lowell, MI 49331, with Visitation one-hour prior. Pastor Herb VanderBilt officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at Donor Services, 225 N Michigan Ave, Floor 17,Chicago, IL 60601 or Autism Society of America at 6110 Executive Boulevard Suite 305. Rockville, Maryland 20852.

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  1. Dave and I were sadden to hear about Jack passing. Dave and Jack were first year teachers together. They both had a love for golf and traveled to North Carolina with Rick White for golfing. Both also coached football together under Al Rowe. Many laughs and good times together. Dave spent many evenings at Jacks home sharing dinner with his family.
    Jack Ogle to me was one of the best teachers I had while attending Lowell High School. He had a way of engaging his students into his lessons that made you want more. . He totally gave me a love for history that I still have to this day.
    I wish we would have had more time to spend with his family. We so enjoyed his 70th birthday party at Rick and Robin whites.
    We will continue to keep his family in our prayers. ♥️

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