Born April 24, 1925 in Lockwood, MO, she was the daughter of the late W. Arthur Kerr and Ethel (Johnson) Kerr.
Lesty graduated from Republic High School in Missouri in 1943. She married John Franklin Vogt on April 15, 1943 and was a homemaker. Lesty moved to the area from Boynton Beach, FL in 2003.
Lesty is survived by her children, John Frederick Vogt of Virginia Beach, VA, Steven Wayne Vogt of Duck, NC, and Debra Lucille Barton of Lusby, MD; six grandsons, Douglas Vogt, Michael Vogt, Charles G. Vogt, Christopher R. Barton, Alexander R. Barton, and John Duncan Barton; two great-grandsons, Brenden Vogt and Ethan Vogt; and siblings, John Kerr of Lockwood, MO, Kenneth Kerr of Kansas City, MO, Wendall Kerr of Springfield, MO, Helen Dixon of West Plains, MO, and Ruth Harvey of Lawrence, KS. In addition to her parents and husband, Lesty was preceded in death by her siblings, Coble Kerr, Raymond Kerr, Rawleigh Kerr, Linda Lupardus, May Atkisson, and Evelyn Wingett.
Services will be at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA on a date to be determined.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Cedar Lane Senior Living Community at Friends of Cedar Lane, 22680 Cedar Lane Court, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.rauschfuneralhomes.com.