Hans Jurgen Bogatsch
Hans Jurgen Bogatsch
  • July 16, 1930 - May 13, 2017
  • New Orleans, Louisiana

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Hans J. Bogatsch, 86, passed away on May 13, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Fritz and Erna Bogatsch; wife, Marlene Bieggs Bogatsch.

He is survived by his niece, Claudia Matthei (Jurgen); nephew, Bernard Bogatsch; great nephew, Benedikt Bogatsch; sister in-law, Inga Bogatsch; long time friends, Anthony and Lynda Capozza; friends, Jose “Peppi” Rodriguez (Morina), Bruce Wenzel (Lillian) and Claire Burkley.

Hans was born in FuerstenFelde, Germany and came to America when he was nineteen years old. He not only became an American citizen, he also served in the United States Armed Forces. He loved America and was proud to be part of it. Hans met his wife, Marlene when he got out of the service. They were married fifty years. He was a good man, and a kind man. He will be dearly missed by all who loved him.

Friends and family are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans. Interment will follow at Metairie Cemetery.