2013-03-14 / Obituaries

Herrietta Marie Nagel, 82, of Bismarck

Herrietta Nagel Herrietta Nagel Herrietta Marie Nagel, 82, Bismarck, died peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, March 3, 2013, at St.Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck.

Herrietta was born July 23, 1930, in Linton the daughter of John and Katherine (Geiss) Noel. She attended a rural school in Emmons County.

On Oct. 29, 1952 she married Edmond “Eddy” Nagel at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Linton. They made their home on a farm 20 miles west of Linton. They retired from farming and moved to Linton in November 1992. Eddy passed away in August 1993. Herrietta moved to Bismarck in November 1994 to be closer to her children.

Herrietta was a member of the Catholic Daughters of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, the Precious Blood Companion group of Linton, and was also a member of Church of Corpus Christi in Bismarck.

Herrietta thoroughly enjoyed being a mom, a grandmother, a great-grandmother and an aunt. Mom’s pride and joy was her children and grandchildren. She attended as many games, school programs, concerts and recitals as she could. She was her grandchildren’s biggest fan. She also enjoyed playing cards and games with her children and grandchildren.

Herrietta was part of many Card clubs, Bunco clubs and Birthday clubs. We are very appreciative to all of her dear friends and for their love for Mom.

Grateful to have shared her life are her 10 children, Kenneth (Delores) Nagel, Bismarck, Vivian (Tony) Schaffner, Zeeland, Doris (Ron) Siverson, West Fargo, Monna (Roger) Kuntz, Davenport, Sue (Steve) Meier, Bismarck, Kevin (Julie) Nagel, Bismarck, Vernon (Sharlene) Nagel, Linton, Evan (Mandy) Nagel, Bismarck, Lyle (Traci) Nagel, Bismarck, Gail ( Todd) Domres, Bismarck; her 26 grandchildren, Tonya (Jeremy) Mertz, Rashad (Nicki) Schaffner, Joshua (Danielle) Schaffner, Preston (fiancĂ©, Lacey) Schaffner, Chance (Kristen) Schaffner, Brandon, Corey and Shane Siverson, Melanie (Brian) Anderson, Perry (Gabby) Kuntz, Stephanie (Ryan) Holder, Mandi and RyLee Meier, Kameron and Emma Nagel, Brock, Wyatt and Chandler Nagel, Quinn and Micah Nagel, Tanner, Taryn and Trevin Nagel and Amber, Luke and Landen Domres; her 11 great-grandchildren, Ethan, Tristan and Breckan Schaffner, Sterling Schaffner, Kennedy and Ivy Mertz, Berkley and Brooke Anderson, Maddyn, Graham and Hudson Kuntz; her five step-great-grandchildren, Clark, Addison and Savannah Stampley and Gavin and Emma Stueve; her siblings, Albert (Beverly) Noel, Delores (Edwin) Nagel, of Linton, Matt “Butch” (Marcia) Noel, Belvidere, Ill.; A brother-inlaw, Eugene (Palma) Nagel, Bismarck; sister-in-law, Katherine Nagel, Linton; and many nieces and nephews.

Herrietta was preceded in death by her husband, Eddy Nagel; her parents, John and Katherine Noel; her sister, Isabel Noel, who died at age two; and her brother, John Noel.

We are all so blessed and grateful to God for giving us our wonderful Mom. Her life was an example of how life should be lived, with her family close to her heart.

We love you Mom. Rest in Peace.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Linton, with the Rev. David Richter officiating.

Burial was in St. Anthony Cemetery, Linton.

Go to www.parkwayfuner al.com to share memories of Herrietta and sign the online guestbook.

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