Raymond P. Nagell, Jr. 101st Airborne, 321st Glider Artillery, D-Day, Holland, Bastogne

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Raymond P. Nagell, Jr. 101st Airborne Division, 321st Glider Artillery, D-Day Utah beach, Holland,Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. See Al Zdon's article about Ray's experiences and the Minnesota History Center's interview. MP3 Audio File  (DVD Video
also  available.) Presentation Date 3-9-2011. Ray is a member of the Eighth Air Force Historical
Society of Minnesota.
Raymond P. Nagell Jr.


Date of Death - May 19, 2016

Nagell, Raymond P. Jr.
Age 94, of Mpls. WWII Veteran 101st Airborne Div. City of Minneapolis Plumbing Inspector 21 years, Journeyman, Plumbers Local 15. Preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Florence, wife, Eileen, son, Steven, sister, Dorothy Copeland of Indianapolis and brothers Donald Monson and Robert Nagell. Survived by loving wife, Helen; son, Richard (Anne) of Babbitt and daughters, Sandra Kellogg and Katy McGrath of Chicago. Grandchildren: Jennifer (Janine) Kellogg, Rochelle (Eric) Rice, Mia and Jack McGrath. Great- grandchildren, Adriana Rice, Sawyer and Jasper Kellogg; siblings: Florence Kaczmarzcyk, Marion (Ray) Starr, Margaret Fox of Duluth, Elvera Horstman and Russell (Donna) Wenell and sister-in-law, Kathleen Corradino. Ray has over 200 nieces, nephews and many loving friends. Besides his love for plumbing, hobbies were making wine and jellies for friends. Visitation from 5-8 pm, prayer service at 7 pm on Monday, May 23rd at First Memorial Funeral Home, 7110 France Ave S., Edina (952-924-4900). Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am on Tuesday, May 24th at St. Richards Catholic Church, 7540 Penn Ave S., Richfield with visitation one hour prior to Mass. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery 1:15 pm. Assembly #3.