Virginia Nagel, 1938-2018

Published 1:00 am Thursday, July 5, 2018

Funeral services for Virginia L. Nagel, 79, of Glenville will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Round Prairie Lutheran Church. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Interment will be at North Round Prairie Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church Friday. Online condolences are welcome at

Virginia Nagel

Virginia died Monday, July 2, 2018, at her home surrounded by family and friends.

Virginia Lee Nagel was born July 27, 1938, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Edmond and Shirley (Jenson) Conn. She grew up in Alden, attending Alden schools. Virginia’s union with Wyeth Nagel gave them three daughters. Virginia worked in the office at Interstate Power for over 30 years. She was raised in Alden United Methodist Church and then joined Round Prairie Lutheran Church of rural Glenville, where she served as church secretary. She enjoyed reading, baking, flower gardening, watching and feeding birds, and decorating.

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Virginia was a walking history book and liked to share history and connections with so many family and friends. She loved spending time with family — especially her grandchildren, hosting get-togethers or entertaining for any reason. Virginia volunteered with March of Dimes, Round Prairie Lutheran Church, Greenwood Cemetery, 4-H and Glenville school events. She was an active volunteer and supporter of community cancer fundraising events and activities.

Virginia is survived by her daughter, Christine Studier; grandson, Andrew (Karissa) Studier, and children Keira and Grant; grandson, Alex (Rose Thrun) Studier, and children Ella, Hallie and Ethan; grandson, Christian Voss; granddaughter, Jessica (Troy Janssen) Riggle, and children Jace and Olivia; grandson, Elijah (Jenna) Riggle, and children Haidyn, Huntley and Henryk; sisters Judith (Butch Donovan) Kalstad and Linda (Don) Bryson; brother, James (Ruth) Conn; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents Edmond and Shirley; daughters Catherine Voss and Carin Riggle; former husband, Wyeth; and brother-in-law, Jack Kalstad.

Virginia — aka GG, Nana, Ginny, Gram and Maga — was loved and will be deeply missed by all those who were blessed to be a part of her life.