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Herman Joseph Nagel

December 30, 1936 - September 3, 2017

VISITATION
September 07, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart
510 East 1st Street
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-3038

PRAYER SERVICE
September 07, 2017
7:00 PM

Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart
510 East 1st Street
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-3038

ROSARY
September 07, 2017
7:30 PM

Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart
510 East 1st Street
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-3038

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
September 08, 2017
10:30 AM

Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart
510 East 1st Street
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-3038

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Herman J. Nagel, 80, of Ankeny went to be with his Lord September 3, 2017, with his loving family by his side.
A funeral mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 8, 2017 at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Catholic Church. A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7th, with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m., and Rosary to follow, also at the church.
Herman was born December 30, 1936 in Linton, North Dakota. He graduated from High School there, and went on to play college football and earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from North Dakota Agricultural College.
He moved to Ankeny and took a job with John Deere. He met Carolyn Joy Carter, and they were married October 28, 1961. They made their home in Ankeny, and raised four children. After working for over 33 years at john Deere, Herman proudly retired in 1992 as a Senior Quality Engineer.
Herman was a member of The Knights of Columbus, and in his free time, enjoyed dancing and gardening. He had a servant’s heart, and he and Joy were very dedicated to their church and their loving family.
Herman is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joy; 4 children, Tim (Monica), Mark (Sheila), Denise (Derk) Twedt, and David (Debra); 12 grandchildren, Holly, Victoria, Tiffany, Zachary, Marissa, Hunter, Taylor, Carter, Renee, Shania, Anthony, and Raelyn; 1 great-granddaughter, Emilee; brothers, Pius (Bernie), Johnny (Luella), Rochus (Addie), and Edwin (Delores); a sister, Johanna Horner, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Max and Mary, and 2 sisters, Cecilia Deis and Floradina White.
Memorials may be directed to Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart, Taylor House Hospice, or to Parkinson’s foundation.

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