THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Darrel G. Pagel
Issue Date: February 21, 2019
Darrel G. Pagel, 72, of Little Suamico, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 from an aortic aneurysm.
Born May 18, 1946, the oldest son of Arlington and Adella (Berth) Pagel, he married Sandy Hansen on April 14, 1973. He loved being a lifelong farmer.
He was Oconto County Board Supervisor, Little Suamico Sanitary District Commissioner and was on various church boards at Calvary Lutheran Church in Abrams. His faith was important to him and instilled this into his children.
He enjoyed road tripping all over the United States with his wife, daughters and grandchildren, loved watching NFL football games and taking care of his dog, but mostly loved time with his grandchildren go-carting, four-wheeling and attending their sporting events.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Sandy; four daughters, Lori (Brad) Luepke, Bonduel, Lisa (Robert) Shallow, Coleman, Lana (Luke) Vandervest, Luxemburg and Lois (Justin) Ullmer, Howard; 12 grandchildren; a brother, Ken (Sue) Pagel; a sister-in law, Karen (Allen) Peterson; a brother-in-law, Allen (Mary) Hansen; his mother-in-law, Edna Hansen and many nieces; nephews and friends.
Among his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Nelsen Hansen.
Visitation will be held at Calvary Lutheran Church, 5716 Main St., Abrams on Friday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Pastor Matthew Stuebs will officiate with entombment at the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum in Green Bay. Donations can be made to St.Vincent Hospital Child Life Department his memory.