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Edwin C. 'Ed' Nagel


Edwin C. "Ed" Nagel, 92, La Crosse, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Locust Grove Village, La Crosse.

He was born May 23, 1921, in Girard, Ill., to Edward and Anna Nagel. He was a resident of La Crosse for 10 years, moving from Paradise Valley, Ariz.

He married Marcy Moore on April 26, 1941, in Springfield, Ill. He was a commercial carpenter prior to retirement. He was a U.S. Navy Sea Bees veteran, serving in World War II.

He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse.

Survivors include his wife, La Crosse; three sons, Jerry Nagel, Eddie Nagel and wife, Joni, North Canton, Ohio, and Tab Nagel and wife, Gail, Culpepper, Va.; four daughters, Carol Miller and husband, Charles, Hesperia, Calif., Beverly Fizzell and husband, Tom, Phoenix, Kathie Riedl, Timken, and Bonnie Nagel, San Diego; 22 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Wilma Nagel.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, La Crosse; burial in La Crosse City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with family receiving friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Janousek Funeral Home, La Crosse.

A vigil/rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Edwin C. Nagel Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.charterfunerals.com.