A graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at
St. Mary's Cemetery in Lincoln, with the Rev. R.
Anthony Lee officiating.
No visitation is
Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of
Mr. Pangerl was a lifelong carpenter. He retired
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
He was born on March 8, 1921, in Lincoln to Alois
and Marie Schmitmeyer Pangerl, who were immigrants
from Europe. He married Helen Grubb Farmer on March
25, 1956, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 17,
He was also preceded in death by three brothers,
Louis, Jiggs and Pete; and seven sisters, Bertha,
Rose, Ann, Helen, Mary, Elizabeth and Catherine. He
was the last member of his immediate family.
He is survived by his stepson, Roland (and Mary)
Farmer of Lincoln; three step- grandchildren, Garin
Farmer, Amy Daugherty and Brianne Vecchia; and five
step-great-grandchildren, Amber, Marcus, Devan,
Daisy and Lilli.
He graduated from Lincoln High School with the
class of 1940.
He served in the South Pacific, including Iwo
Jima, and was awarded two Bronze Service Stars, a
Pacific Theatre Campaign Ribbon, a Philippines
Liberation Ribbon, two Overseas Service Bars and an
American Theatre Campaign Ribbon.
Mr. Pangerl loved to garden and give away his
produce to neighbors and friends. He was a loving
and giving man to his family and will be greatly
missed by them.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the
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