Ernest Nagel

May 10, 1932-April 9, 2013

DEVILS LAKE Ernest Nagel, 80, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in his home.

He was born May 10, 1932, to Velrein and Churchil Nagel, near Starkweather. He was drafted into the Army after high school and served two tours in the Korean War from 1952 to 1954, when he was discharged. He married Evelyn Nelson on Oct 25, 1954.

Survivors: wife; daughters, Jeri Lyn Nagel Rudolf, Santa Fe, N.M., Jacquelyn Nagel Meyer-Spitz, Lake Havasu City, JoNell Nagel Bye, Fargo; son, James, Fargo; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and sisters, Rosie Wentz, Flora McGarvey and Ilene Schemionek.

Funeral: Friday, 11 a.m., St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Devils Lake.

Burial: Devils Lake Cemetery.

Visitation: Friday, one hour prior to the service, in the church.

Leitz-Fraze Funeral Home, Lake Havasu City, and Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake, handled arrangements.