Mary Nagel

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Mary Louise Nagel, nee Smith, 80, of Smithton, IL, born January 23, 1937, died Friday, November 17, 2017, at her residence in Smithton, IL.

Mrs.  Nagel was a homemaker and school bus driver for Smithton Grade School. She, along with her husband, enjoyed going to flea markets, traveling, and especially time spent with family.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 yrs., Marvin P. Nagel, whom she married on July 16, 1955, and who died July 24, 2012; one granddaughter, Amanda Duecker; her parents, Basil D. and Ruth V., nee Anderson, Smith, and her father-in-law and mother-in-law Lawrence and Edna, nee Liefer, Nagel.

Surviving are her five children, Dennis (Johanna) Nagel of Baldwin, IL, Melodie Reinhardt of New Baden, IL, Marla (Kevin) Duecker of Tilden, IL, Basil (Rebecca) Nagel of Millstadt, IL, and Sandra (Richard) Speake of Beaver Dam, WI;
15 grandchildren, Andrew Sr. Duecker (Erica Middendorf) of Marissa, IL, Gary (Susie Stern) Reinhardt Jr. of St. Louis, MO, Barbara (Paul) Hagel of Campbell Hill, IL, Cathy (Fred) Cluts of Tilden, IL, Michael Reinhardt of New Baden, IL, Jacob Reinhardt  (Morgan Lowe) of New Baden, IL, Kelly Smith of St. Louis, MO, Madison and Brian Speake of Beaver Dam, WI, Kelly Laughner of Benton, IL, Shawn Laughner of Swanwick, IL, Ryan (Sai) Stevenson of Belleville, IL, Cole and Jarrod Stevenson of Millstadt, IL and Clay (Tessa) McMullin, of Millstadt, IL;
18 great-grandchildren; three brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law, Carl (Janice) Nagel, and Kenneth(Ruth) Nagel all of Prairie, IL, and Myra (George) Lesinger of Waterloo, IL.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 20, 2017, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Smithton, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Millstadt, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Millstadt, IL, with Pastor Peter Ill officiating.

Burial will follow at Smithton City Cemetery, Smithton, IL.


5 Comments on Mary Nagel

Allen & Dora Garland said : Guest Report Dec 06, 2017 at 2:53 AM

We are so sad to hear of our dear friend Mary's passing. We've got lots of good memories of good times with Mary and Marvin, over the years. May God give you comfort and understanding. Love, Allen & Dora

  • Edwards
  • MO
Karla Lippert said : Guest Report Nov 22, 2017 at 4:30 PM

My thought and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. She was a great lady always had a smile and kind work to say to everyone. She will be greatly missed. May God sustain you with your wonderful memories and give you peace.

  • Smithton
  • IL
jUDY lINDNER said : Guest Report Nov 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM

We all have so many good memories. She will be missed. Hang together , remember the good times and laugh.

  • Pinckneyville
  • Illinois
Joseph E. McGuire IV said : Guest Report Nov 20, 2017 at 2:45 PM

So sorry for your loss. From the McGuire family

  • Scott AFB
  • Illinois
Joseph E. McGuire IV said : Guest Report Nov 20, 2017 at 2:43 PM

Sending your family prayers at this time of sorry. God will be there to give you strength at such a tough time. From Joseph, Joshua, Marcella, and Christal McGuire.

  • Scott AFB
  • Illinois

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