Services for Karen Johnson Vogel, 35, of Clarence Center, a family counselor for Parents Anonymous of Buffalo & Erie County, were held today in Urban Brothers Funeral Home, East Amherst. Burial was in Clarence Center Cemetery.
Mrs. Vogel, a native of Eureka, Calif., died Thursday (Jan. 21, 1999) in Sisters Hospital after a brief illness. She was expecting her first child in March. The baby, Alec Colin, was born 10 weeks' premature and was reported in stable condition.
Mrs. Vogel came to the Buffalo area in 1988 after receiving a master's degree in marriage and family development and child development from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.
Mrs. Vogel worked as a counselor for Barren River Comprehensive Care Center in Franklin, Ky., and Crisis Services and Horizon Health Services in Buffalo.
Survivors, besides her infant son, include her husband, Carl L.; her parents, Howard and Lyn Johnson of Eureka; a sister, Pamela Johnson, and a brother, Stuart Johnson, both of Eureka.