Raymond Pageler 1935-2019
Raymond August Pageler, 84, Wells Creek Community of rural Belvue, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Westy Community Care Home in Westmoreland.
He was born March 23, 1935, in Wells Creek, the son of August and Hattie Soelter Pageler.
Mr. Pageler was a farmer and stockman. He also was an auctioneer for more than 30 years and owned Pageler Auction Service. He also worked for Luttig Welding in Emmett.
He was a member of Immanuel Community Church at Wells Creek and served in many different positions through the years. He was a member of the Auctioneers Association.
He married Elizabeth Wedel in November 1958. They divorced. He married Florence Neff-Kerwitz on June 5, 1975, at Wells Creek. She died Feb. 14, 2013. He also was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Lena Pageler.
Survivors include two daughters, Syrena Pageler, Topeka, and Patricia Tuck, Hoyt; five grandchildren, Jonathan Tuck, Bernard Tuck and Briann Nesbitt and husband Joel, all of Topeka, Nicholas Tuck, Kansas City, and Derek Tuck, Mayetta; a great-grandson, Landyn; and a sister, LaVern Pageler, Wamego.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 at Campanella-Evans Mortuary in Wamego, with the Rev. Tim Pearson officiating. Burial will follow in Immanuel Community Church Cemetery. Mr. Pageler will lie in state from 2 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary, where family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Community Church or The Parkinson’s Foundation, sent in care of Campanella-Evans Mortuary, 612 E. Highway 24, Wamego, KS 66547.