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 www.rennerfh.com.
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.