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Obituary - Lee V. Ogden

Lee V. Ogden, 87, of Raton, N.M., passed away Thursday, March 11, in Raton. He was born Jan. 29, 1923, in Bend, Ore., the son of Herman L. and Anna Lotze, Ogden. He served in the United States Air Force during WW II and was stationed in Europe. He returned to Oregon and worked as a welder. His job with Western Timber Co. transferred him to Raton to construct a sawmill. He met and married Annie Castillo in 1955 in Raton. He was later transferred to Pagosa Springs to construct another sawmill. They lived in Pagosa Springs for 51 years and returned to Raton in 2008. He is survived by his wife Annie of the home, two daughters, Sharon Malcom and husband Mike of Raton and Deborah Dial of Rio Rancho; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Elmo Gibson. Private family services will be held.