Skip to content

Lois Pagel

Lois E. Pagel, age 85, of Winthrop passed away Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Memorial service will be Saturday, January 8, 2022, 11:00 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Gathering of family and friends will be Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 9:00 A.M.-11:00 a.m., ALL at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop. Clergy officiating Pastor Erik Karlson. Organist Lori Pagel. Special music Avery and Makenna Krause. Soloist Vicki Frauendienst, “In The Garden.” Congregational hymns “How Great Thou Art”, and “I’m But A Stranger Here.” Honorary urn bearers: grandchildren, Eric Pagel, Chelse Krause, Christopher Bauer, Lindsey Ranzau, Lauren Bauer, and Abby Dilger. Urn bearers: son, Ronald Pagel, daughters, Julie Bauer, and Kristi Ruschmeyer. Lois is survived by her:children, Ronald (Lori) Pagel of Dassel, Julie (Greg) Bauer of Eagan, and Kristi (Brian) Ruschmeyer of Carver; grandchildren, Eric (Trinity) Pagel, Chelse (Andrew) Krause, Christopher (Laura) Bauer, Lauren Bauer (boyfriend, Alex), Lindsey (Cole) Ranzau, and Abby (Cody) Dilger; great grandchildren, Caden, Avery, Makenna, Shylah, Liam and Rowan; sisters, Rocile and Doris; sisters-in-law, Marvel and Joyce; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Lois was preceded in death by husband, Roger; parents, Roy and Lena; brothers, Donald, Stanley, Nelford, and Wayne; brothers-in-law, Adolph, Verlin, Harold and Dennis; sisters-in-law, Bernette and Rozella. Lois (Fredin) Pagel was born October 12, 1936, in Bismarck Township, rural Winthrop. She was the daughter of Roy and Lena (Becke) Fredin. She was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran Church (Bismarck) and later confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church, (Mountville). She attended grade school at St. John’s Lutheran School in Gaylord and was a graduate of Gaylord High School. After graduation she worked in Minneapolis and later Kraft Foods in New Ulm. Lois was united in marriage to Roger Pagel on October 8, 1958. The marriage was blessed with 3 children; Ronald, Julie, and Kristi. Roger and Lois farmed together for many years in the Winthrop area. Lois enjoyed playing cards, doing puzzles and traveling. She especially loved spending time with her children, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Lois passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee with her children by her side, at the age of 85 years. Blessed be her memory. Arrangements by Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop, Minnesota. Online obituaries and guest book available at www.hantge.com

Leave a Comment