Ruth E. Nagel

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Ruth E. Nagel, age 87 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, August 02, 2016, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Highland, IL.

She was born on Thursday, May 23, 1929, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Austin and Edith (nee Duncan) Bohnenstiehl.

On Monday, November 27, 1950, she married Dale E. Nagel, at the E & R Church – Highland, IL, he passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016.

She was a member of the Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland, IL; EvUCC Women’s Guild; Polka Club

Ruth was born in Highland. She attended Country School. She worked for Highland Box Board Company. She operated a Dairy and Grain Farm with her husband east of Highland and they retired in 1975. She taught Sunday School at Evangelical United Church of Christ for 15 years. Ruth enjoyed her flower gardens; spending time with her grandchildren and family, playing cards and dancing.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Carol A. (Significant Other John Graefing) Nagel, Kingwood, TX
Son – Dennis D. (Darlene M.) Nagel, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Beverly A. (Christopher) Turner, Overland Park, KS
Grandchild – Susan A. (Rocky) Matney-Hedke, McFarland, KS
Grandchild – Diane L. Nagel, Shiloh, IL
Grandchild – Jeannie M. (Dan) Sommer, Freeburg, IL
Grandchild – Sarah R. Nagel, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Braxton C. Jonson, McFarland, KS
Great Grandchild – Brevin C. Turner, Overland Park, KS
Great Grandchild – Chandlor M. Polston, McFarland, KS
Great Grandchild – Kinsley A. Turner, Overland Park, KS
Great Grandchild – Dalton V. Turner, McFarland, KS
Great Grandchild – Arissa M. Turner, Overland Park, KS
Great Grandchild – Aaron H. Sommer, Freeburg, IL
Great Grandchild – Veronica R. Sommer, Freeburg, IL
Brother – Kenneth E. (Rita) Bohnenstiehl, New Orleans, LA.

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Austin P. Bohnenstiehl
Mother – Edith M. Bohnenstiehl nee Duncan
Husband – Dale E. Nagel died 4/25/2016
Sister – Mildred S. Hediger
Brother In-law – Cletus H. Hediger.

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Visitation will be held from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, IL.

Memorial Service will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, IL., with Rev. Christopher W. Hill, Senior Pastor, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Home ; Evangelical United Church of Christ; or Charity of Donor’s Choice.

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