a_d
Tuesday, April 14th, 2009
Complete Obituary
Luella Gagel
  Former Maria Stein resident, Luella B. Gagel, 93, died at 5:20 p.m. April 12, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born June 19, 1915, in Burkettsville to William and Thecla Nau Hemmelgarn. On Feb. 9, 1946, she married Wilbert "Bill" Gagel, who died Nov. 26, 1981.
Surviving are a son, Donald (Janice) Gagel, New Bremen; two daughters, Roselyn Mercuri, Centerville, and Janet (Mark) Dilley, Bradenton, Fla.; a brother-in-law, Bob Zimmer, Beavercreek; a sister-in-law, Kitty Hemmelgarn, Dayton; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son-in-law, Joe Mercuri; and siblings, Eleanor Schenking, George Garn, Frances Severt, Mary Grilliot, Ursula Barga, Alfred Hememlgarn, Agnes Zimmer, and Hilda Catanzaro.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and its Ladies Sodality and the American Legion Auxiliary, all in Maria Stein. She was the first president of the American Legion Auxiliary and co-founder of Gagel Plumbing and Heating, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to Otterbein St. Marys.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Sunday Night
32°
Rain/Snow
22%
Monday
39°
Rain/Snow
53%
Monday Night
24°
Snow Showers
66%
Tuesday
30°
Snow Showers
69%
Tuesday Night
16°
Chance Snow Showers
52%
Wednesday
21°
Chance Snow Showers
51%
Wednesday Night
12°
Slight Chance Snow Showers
27%
Thursday
22°
Mostly Cloudy
12%
Thursday Night
Partly Cloudy
5%
Friday
25°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Friday Night
11°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_da_da_d
camera_logo Photo Albums
video_logoOnline Video
Friday, January 15
index pict
Remains found are human