Hazel M. Nagel
Hazel M. Nagel, 85, of Gettysburg, died Feb. 2, 2014 at the Avera Dougherty Hospice House, Sioux Falls.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 8 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Gettysburg with Pastor Daniel Tews officiating. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery. Visitation will from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 7 at Luce Funeral Home with a 7 p.m. prayer service.
Hazel was born Sept. 2, 1928 in Lowry, SD to Jacob and Magdalena (Bieber) Hepper. She moved to a farm north of Gettysburg in 1943.
Hazel married Erwin Nagel on Jan. 9, 1949 in Lebanon, SD.
She was a member of the American Legion auxiliary in Gettysburg.
She is survived by her son Gary (Sandra) Nagel of Gettysburg, daughter Peggy (Lynn) VanBockel of Howard; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; five siblings: Jim (Edith) Hepper of Tolstoy, Art Hepper of Gettysburg, Clyde Hepper of Rapid City, Patricia (Elwood) Moore of Sioux Falls, and Don (Sandy) Hepper of Onida.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Erwin, and four siblings, Esther Knecht, Ruth Nagel, Arnold Hepper and Joyce Scheller.
Luce Funeral Home of Gettysburg is in charge of arrangements.