March 28, 1950-Dec. 20, 2016
MARSHALL — Services for Nancy Diane Pagel, 66, of Vesta, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Life Church in Marshall. Burial will follow in the Marshall Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall and continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Nancy died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, in Marshall.
Nancy Diane Allen was born March 28, 1950, in Clarkfield, to Frank and Shirley (Halstead) Allen. She attended school in Clarkfield and Marshall and graduated from Marshall High School in 1968. Nancy was united in marriage to Richard Pagel on June 30, 1973, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Marshall. The couple made their home near Vesta. She worked in the bakery departments at both Hy-Vee and County Market grocery stores. She was also active helping in the church kitchen and in church groups, often serving others by driving friends to meetings and other events. Nancy was a past board member for AGLOW International, a women’s Christian organization.
Nancy’s enjoyments in life included gardening, cooking, scrap-booking, talking on the phone and watching her favorite TV programs. She was blessed to be part of a mission trip to Haiti and was proud of her service to the Lord.
Nancy is survived by her husband, Richard Pagel of Vesta; children, Rebekah (and Hugh) Simon of Mountain Lake, Nicole Pagel (and fiance’ Ben Jahn) of Vesta; three grandchildren: Martina Simon, Faith Simon and Naomi Simon; brothers, Phillip (and Kim) Allen of Marshall and Steve (and Darlene) Allen of Marshall; sister-in-law, Lillian Allen of Marshall; and nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Shirley Allen, and brother, David Allen.
Blessed be her memory.
Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall, Minnesota.