Melvin Carl Pagel 81, passed away Saturday, Nov.30, 2013 in El Dorado.
Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at the Grace Lutheran Church, El Dorado.
Melvin was born Jan. 13, 1932 to Otto and Johannah (Oftedahl) Pagel in Madison, SD. He grew up in Madison and graduated from Madison High School. Melvin married Linda Meyer in Hope, Kan. in 1989. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and taking walks, and he also loved spending time with his beloved dogs and cats. He worked at the El Dorado Times as a janitor for 18 years.
Melvin is survived by: his wife, Linda of El Dorado; daughters, Lisa (Tracy) Rosebraugh, Yvonne (Richard) Brown, both of El Dorado, Deborah Keaton of South Dakota, and Sandy Lujan; grandchildren, Michael, Maranda, Ethan and Evan Rosebraugh, Daniel Farthing, Shay, Andrew, and Kaden Brown, Joshua and Matt Pagel, Kayla Lujan, Jason Olson, Amanda Loneman and Mike Wright; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Floyd Pagel of Killeen, Texas; sister, Shirley Ann Pagel of Madison, SD.
He is preceded by his parents, Otto and Johannah Pagel; a daughter, Pamala and his brothers.
A memorial has been established with the American Heart Association. You may send your condolences to kirbymorrisfuneralhome.com.