TAMA - Vernon "Bud" LeRoy Pagel, 83, of Tama, Iowa went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House, Hiawatha, Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 21 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama with Pastor Kerry Jech officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home.
Survivors include his three children, Kim (Sharon) of Cedar Rapids; Robbin (Randy) Olsen of Toledo, and Heidi (Stan) Anderson of Grimes; nine grandchildren; and one sister, Norma (Lumir) Newmeister of Cedar Rapids.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that gifts be made to the Hospice of Mercy in Cedar Rapids.