Edward L. Bogenski April 6, 1948 - Jan. 27, 2019

Edward L. Bogenski


Edward L. Bogenski, a professional engineer for over 40 years, died unexpectedly on Jan. 27, 2019 at the age of 70 while at home.

Ed is survived by his wife Sandra (Sam, nee McClive); his sister, Rebecca Bogenski Welham (Steve), and many extended family.

He is predeceased by his mother, Dolores Marie Bogenski (nee Groch); and his father George Stanley Bogenski.

Ed was born in Michigan City, Indiana on April 6, 1948.

He graduated from Elston High School in 1966, and Purdue University where he graduated with an engineering degree in 1972.

He began work at David J. Ross Engineering Firm as a draftsman while attending high school. He worked for Turner Construction International in Saudi Arabia where he was the project manager overseeing the construction of the King Faisal Hospital for the Saudi Arabian Royal Cabinet and the Mobile Oil Corporation housing. He also was the project manager for the construction of the Standard Oil building in Chicago.

He enjoyed working personal projects including house renovating and problem solving all things mechanical and electrical.

He was an avid sportsman along with his wife that included ski trips in the Rockies and Sierra Nevada Mountains, windsurfing and boating on Gun Lake, hiking and biking. Those that knew Ed will remember his sense of humor and wit.

He will be deeply missed by his family and friends and all who knew him.

A time of remembrance is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. on Feb.16 at the Root Funeral Home on 312 E. Seventh St., Michigan City.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Orangeville Firefighters Association, 7350 Lindsey Road, Plainwell MI 49080.