William “Bill” Nagel, age 87, of Arlington, passed away peacefully at the Arlington Good Samaritan Society on Monday, Nov. 23.
Due to concerns of Covid-19, no services are being planned at this time. A Celebration of Life will be observed at a later date. Kolden Funeral Home of Arlington is assisting the family with arrangements.
William Louis Nagel was born to Paul and Frieda (Oldenburg) Nagel at the family farm in Arlington Township on Feb. 2, 1933. He was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran Church, rural Arlington by Rev. Busch on Feb. 19, 1933. On April 14, 1946, he was confirmed at the very same church by Rev. Weseloh. Bill was a 1951 graduate of the Arlington High School.
Bill’s occupation was a John Deere tractor mechanic. His career began with Ben Bode Implement in Arlington. He worked for other John Deere Implement dealers as well as various other agriculture-related jobs. Bill enjoyed watching sports and was a bowler himself. He liked playing cards, was active in 4-H and especially loved visiting with people. Bill was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington.
Bill is survived by his siblings, Audrey Sander, Elaine Nelson, Lowell Nagel, Paul (Vonnie) Nagel, Sharon (Larry) Sickmann, Richard (Roseann) Nagel and Philip Nagel; sister-in-law, Joan Nagel; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Frieda Nagel; brothers, Stanley and Daryl; and siblings-in-law, Joyce White, Rudy Sander, DeWain Nelson and Bonnie Nagel.
Blessed be the memory of William “Bill” Nagel.
Robert Joseph “Moe” McGuire, 75, of St. Paul, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21.
He was born Nov. 7, 1945, the son of Claude and Bernice McGuire. Bob was raised in the lovely village of Green Isle and graduated from the Arlington-Green Isle High School in 1963. He served in the United States Army and then made his home in St. Paul. Bob worked until April 2020 as a school bus driver, and he loved it. He also spent many years working part-time at Minnehaha Liquors in St. Paul. His passions included skiing, motorcycling, horseback riding, and watching AWA wrestling.
Bob is survived by his brothers, Terry McGuire of Oakdale and Mike (Kristi) McGuire of Mankato, and his special friend Jeanie Olson. He was especially close to his cousin, Jack Graham, and his wife, Louann, and their daughters, Jenny and Karen Graham.
He is also survived by a niece and nephew as well as other cousins and many friends.
Bob will be interred at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in a private family ceremony. When the Coronavirus grip on the world has passed, a memorial gathering will be held.
Mueller Memorial Funeral Home in St. Paul, MN is assisting the family. www.muellermemorial.com