Marion Y. Pagel, age 91 years, of Wonewoc, Wisconsin, was called to her eternal home in heaven on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Marion was born on July 13, 1929, the daughter of Earl and Alma (Weber) Kimball. She was the fourth child of seven, LeRoy, Grover, Wanda, Frieda, Roland and Alice.
Marion married Charles Pagel on September 8, 1945 at St. Paul’s Parsonage in Wonewoc. They had five children, Barb, Warren, Danny, Angie and Robert.
She worked at the Wonewoc Bakery for many years and also was the baker at the Wonewoc High School. She also had worked at the Gambles Store in Wonewoc.
Marion loved gardening and growing flowers; baking wedding and birthday cakes; and sewing, making quilts and crocheting. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wonewoc and very active in the Ladies Aide, doing a lot of work at the Church. She was a very kind and loving person and especially loved her family. She will be remembered for her family reunions and picture taking.
We will never forget all the teenage parties at Mom’s house, she fed everybody. The grandchildren will never forget all the beautiful Christmas Eve parties, our home was filled with lots of love, joy and laughter.
Survivors include her children, Barb (Jim) Ott of Wonewoc, Angie (Lee) Pollock of Barneveld, Bob (Darcy) Pagel of Wonewoc; daughter-in-law, Janice Pagel of Cazenovia; 19 Grandchildren; 25 Great Grandchildren; 2 Great Great Grandchildren and sisters, Frieda Hagemann of Wonewoc and Alice Roloff of La Valle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Pagel; two sons, Warren and Daniel Pagel; great grandchildren, Dylan and Ava; brothers, Rollie, Roy and Grover Kimball and sister, Wanda Field.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Millards Prairie Cemetery, rural Elroy, with Rev. Peter Snyder officiating.
Picha Funeral Home in Wonewoc is assisting with arrangements.