In memory of

  Calvin Nagel

    1923 - 2009


Mr. Calvin H. Nagel, 86, of Grand Rapids, went to meet his Lord on Thursday, December 24, 2009. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Elaine (Van De Riet); his children, Dr. Dennis (Margaret) Nagel of Grand Rapids, Pamela Nagel of Texas, and Deb Stephens of Grand Rapids; his grandchildren, Tara, Rachelle, Noah, and Alex; his great grandson, Caleb; his brothers, Donovan Nagel of Wisconsin and Douglas (Lois) Nagel of Grand Rapids; his sisters-in-law, Cynthia Vera Walters of California, and Jessie Van De Riet of Minnesota; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Cal attended Calvin College at age 16 before serving his country in the Office of Strategic Services in the U.S. Army during WWII. He retired from Union Bank and Trust as Senior Vice President after 38 years of employment. He volunteered and served on numerous boards and committees, including those of the American Red Cross, Christian High, Seymour Christian School, United Way, Hospice, Second Sight, N.U.C.S., Calvin College, and as a longtime charter member of Alger Park Christian Reformed Church. He enjoyed his family, Florida, golf and crossword puzzles. Ultimately he was a tireless servant of his community, his fellow man, and his Lord. Funeral services will be held Tuesday 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ecko DeVries and Rev. David Deters officiating. Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.  Memorial contributions may be given to Wedgwood Christian Services or a charity of one's choice.
Lot LocationApostles 274 A #3

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