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Lavina I. (Schaefer) Nagel

April 7, 1931 ~ July 21, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Lavina I. (Schaefer) Nagel was born on April 7, 1931 to Jacob John and Marie (Deutsch) Schaefer in White River, South Dakota.  She attended Concordia High School from 1945-1951.  Lavina taught school in Marcus, Iowa and Parmelee, South Dakota before marrying Cleon Nagel on October 18, 1953 at Zion Lutheran Church in Valentine, Nebraska.  Lavina and Cleon lived on a farm near Cordova, Nebraska until 1956 when they moved to a farm near Utica, Nebraska.  They then moved to Seward in 1992.  In addition to farming, Lavina worked at Pamida in Seward for many years.  In her free time, she enjoyed gardening, community activities and volunteering opportunities. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, St. John LWL, Seward County Genealogical Society, GSE Extension Club and West Side Country Club.  Lavina passed away on July 21, 2022 in Seward, Nebraska at the age of 91 years, 2 months and 14 days.  She is survived by her children, Linda Tyrrell, Milford, Nebraska, Ronald Nagel, Wilsonville, Nebraska, Barry (Vicki) Nagel, St. Peters, Missouri, Lori (Tom) Colwell, Arvada, Colorado; son-in-law, Steve Krivda, Seward, Nebraska; grandchildren, Jessica (Matt) Justice, Jamie (Will) Gillette, Jennifer Tyrrell (fiancé, Kyle Peterson), Brandon Nagel, Jeremy (Amanda) Price, Tony Krivda, Sadie (Colin) Brisbane; 18 great grandchildren.  Lavina was preceded in death by her husband, Cleon Nagel; parents, Jacob and Marie Schaefer; daughter, Deb Krivda; daughter-in-law, Kristine Nagel; son-in-law, Steve Tyrrell; grandson, Austin Krivda; brothers, Leonard Schaefer and Alvin Schaefer. 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
July 25, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Gathering of Family and Friends
Monday
July 25, 2022

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 26, 2022

1:00 PM
St. John Lutheran Church
919 N. Columbia Ave.
Seward, NE 68434

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
July 26, 2022

Seward Cemetery
North Hwy. 15
Seward, NE 68434

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