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Alberta M. Bert Pagels dies at age 84

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Alberta M. "Bert" Pagels, 84, Westville, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 2:15 p.m. at Franciscan St. Anthony Health. Michigan City, Ind.

She was born February 13, 1928 in Michigan City, Ind., to the late Carl N. and Marguerite C. (Zahrn) Grott.

On November 26, 1949 in Michigan City, Ind., she married Roy H. Pagels who survives in Westville.

Also surviving are a son, John (Julie) Pagels of Westville; daughter, Nancy Pagels of Westville; three grandsons, Zachary (Sarah) Pinkerton, Nicholas (Carly) Pagels and Timothy Pagels; two sisters, Lois Kenney of Michigan City and Marilyn Fox of Fort Wayne, Ind; and two great-grandchildren, Balian Pinkerton and Matilda Pagels.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Gerald Grott.

Bert was a member of Queen of All Saints Catholic Church. She loved her family and enjoyed quilting, knitting and cooking.

Private family services will be conducted. Burial will take place in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens.

There will be no visitation. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, Ind., is handling arrangements.

Contributions may be made to Queen of all Saint's Catholic Church, 606 S. Woodland Ave., Michigan City, IN, 46360 or St. Mary's Catholic Church/Otis, P.O. Box 386, Wanatah, IN 46390.

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Posted 10/4/2012