A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church in Almond, with the Rev. Brian Roehrborn officiating. Burial will be in the Almond Village Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday and again from 10 a.m. Monday until the service.
The family has requested memorials to St. John Lutheran Church.
The Hardell-Holly Funeral Home of Almond is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
After graduating from Almond High School, he attended Milwaukee School of Engineering and then began his career in the road construction business.
Mr. Pagel was born Nov. 9, 1924, in Almond, a son of the late Arthur J. and Alma (Bassler) Pagel.
He was married to Evonne Miner on Nov. 22, 1945, in Almond. She died April 23, 2013.
Along with his father and brothers, he owned and operated Pagel Construction Co. Inc. until retiring in 1988. After retiring, he managed Pagel Farms in Almond.
He was a past member of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Wisconsin Earth Movers Association, the Almond-Bancroft School Board and the Almond Village Board and was a stockholder in the Portage County Bank.
Mr. Pagel was the last surviving charter member of the Almond Lions Club and was recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship.
He was a lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church in Almond.
Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl (Larry) Ammel, Kewaskum; two sons, Arthur (Carmen) and Jon (Mary), both of Almond; one brother, Kenneth (Emily), Almond; one sister, Adeline Bork, Ashwaubenon; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his one brother, Lyle; and one grandson.