Erna M Pagels

November 01, 1915 ‒ November 18, 2011

Delaware, Ohio

Erna M. Pagels, 96, of Delaware passed away on Friday, November 18, 2011 at Grady Memorial Hospital. She was born on November 1, 1915 in Harbine , Nebraska to John Gottfried and Anna Augusta (Funke) Wildgrube. Erna worked with Dr. Swigart for 36 years before she retired. She was also a very active member in the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. She is survived by 2 daughters, “Betty” Elizabeth Jane Schinke of Delaware, and Marie Erna Ott of Ft. Wayne, Indiana; a son, Richard Ervin Pagels of Monticello, Indiana; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Ervin John Frank Pagels; her parents; a son Norbert Delvin Pagels; 2 brothers; and a sister. A funeral service for Erna will be held 2pm on Monday, November 21 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, the family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be held on Tuesday, November 22 at 1pm in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola, Indiana. Donations can be made to the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (28 E. William St. Delaware, OH 43015). To share a memory of Erna or to express a condolence to the family please visit .