Verna Mae Nagel, 69, Flasher, passed away, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 28 at 10:00 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Flasher with burial of cremains to follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the funeral.
Verna was born May 30, 1952 in Mandan to Christ and Leofina (Schuler) Walker. She was raised on the farm West of Selfridge. Verna graduated from McIntosh, SD in 1970 and went on to receive her nursing degree from Wahpeton State College. On May 5, 1978 she married Eddie Nagel in Mandan. They made their home on their ranch near Raleigh where they raised their son, Michael Scholes, Sr.
Verna was an amazing seamstress, whether it was crocheting, sewing, making clothes for family, she was so talented. She enjoyed the ranch life and could be found on horseback working cattle.
Verna is survived by her son, Michael Scholes Sr., grandson, Michael Scholes Jr., and great-grandson, Richard Aaron Scholes II. She is also survived by a sister, Debbie Stephenson and four brothers; Paul, Silas, Christ and Daniel Walker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, huband, Eddie, grandson, Richard Scholes, two brothers, David and Daryl Walker and three sisters; Doris Ballard, Ruth White Owl and Sheila Gerke.
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