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Anna Sehn Nagel
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1923
Linton
Emmons County
North Dakota, USA
Death: May 6, 2012
Chapel Hill (Orange County)
Orange County
North Carolina, USA

Anna Nagel of Chapel Hill, NC, a former longtime resident of Bismarck, ND was born to eternal life on Sunday, May 6, 2011. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 11, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of Corpus Christi.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, at the Bismarck Funeral Home from 4:00 pm until 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service to follow at 7:00 pm.

Anna Nagel was born on January 14, 1923 at Linton, North Dakota. She was the daughter of the late Anselm and Monika (Ternes) Sehn. She was raised on a farm west of Linton. She received her first eight years of education in the Emmons County School District, then Linton High School and graduated from Ellendale Teachers College. She taught in a rural school west of Linton for three years. During the summers she worked at J.C. Penney until she married Leo Nagel on June 3, 1947.

In 1958 they moved to Bismarck where she worked part-time for the Sakakawea Girl Scout Council for 17 years. She was also a volunteer leader in Cub Scouts, Brownies, and Girl Scouts.

When she retired, she volunteered at the Heritage Center, St. Vincent's, St. Alexius and RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Persons). She was also a member of the Corpus Christi St. Francis Women's Guild where she served in a variety of officer positions. Later she joined the Catholic Daughters.

Ann enjoyed meeting people, was comfortable in all social situations and was the epitome of hospitableness. She loved to dance, play pinochle and bridge and was a great traveling companion with her husband Leo when he attended national meetings and conventions. She loved people and could easily engage in conversation with anyone. Together they belonged to a Germans from Russia singing group that performed around the local area, singing in both English and German. After her husband's death, she eventually moved to Chapel Hill, NC where she resided in an assisted care facility.

Ann had a great love for her husband Leo, her children and grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Leo, her second child, Mary, who died at birth, her parents Anselm and Monika Sehn, her sisters Floretta (Pius) Glass, Maggie (Joe) Jangula, and Rose (Joe) Burgad).

In lieu of plants and flowers memorials are preferred to Gods Child Project, PO Box 1573, Bismarck, ND 58502, or the Crucifix Memorial Fund, Church of Corpus Christ. 
 
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 Parents:
  Anselm Sehn (1894 - 1979)
  Monika Ternes Sehn (1898 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Leo R Nagel (1921 - 2007)
 
 Siblings:
  Ivina/Edwina Sehn (____ - 1933)*
  Magdalina Sehn Jangula (1921 - 2000)*
  Anna Sehn Nagel (1923 - 2012)
  Floretta Sehn Glass (1931 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
North Dakota Veterans Cemetery
Mandan
Morton County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Taconut7
Record added: May 13, 2012
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Anna <i>Sehn</i> Nagel
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Rest in peace great aunt!
- Taconut7
 Added: May. 13, 2012
 
 
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