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Herman Julius Hogensen, 83, died March 13, 1991 in Salt Lake City.

Born August 23, 1907 in Salt Lake City to Herman Julius and Pernille Brekke Hogensen. He attended West High School and the LDS Business College. He was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad Freight Department, and was secretary to D. S. Spencer, Freight Agent. He was active in LDS activities and served a three year mission to Norway. Employee of the Salt Lake County Clerk's office as a Deputy Clerk and was secretary to the Salt Lake County Commission. He entered the Armed Forces in 1942, serving as a Master Sergeant in the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Amphibious Engineer Special Brigade, a tour of four years in the Asiatic, Pacific Theater. In 1946 he was employed in the Salt Lake City Recorder's office, later being appointed as City Recorder. He also served as an appointed City Commissioner to the Water Department. He was a life-long member of the Democratic Party. He served as Bishop of the Capitol Hill Ward for five years, where he was a life-long member.Survivors: sisters and brother, Esther H. Holbrook; Mrs. Dalton (Patricia) Cannon; Phillip C. Hogensen and wife Barbara E.; all of Salt Lake City; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service Saturday, 10 a.m., Larkin Mortuary Chapel, 260 E. South Temple, where friends may call Friday, 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, one hour prior to the service. Interment: Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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