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Fred R. Nebel, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at Missouri Veterans Home.
He was born July 9, 1915, in Gordonville, to Julius F. and Pauline Friedrich Nebel. He and Cordia Stueve were married Nov. 21, 1943, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau by the Rev. F.H. Meltzer. They had been married 63 years. She preceded him in death Dec. 18, 2006.
Fred was confirmed June 30, 1929, at Zion Lutheran Church by the Rev. Valentine Walther. He enjoyed playing cards at the Jackson Senior Center and bingo at Missouri Veterans Home, where he resided 2 1/2 years. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where he was a voter, usher, served on the board of elders and was a member of the Men's Club. He was a member of Jackson American Legion Post 158 and member of NARFE.
He worked for Marquette Cement plant 32 years, Army Corps of Engineers eight years, and farmed north of Cape Girardeau.
Nebel served with the Navy Seabees.
Survivors include a son, Steve Nebel and wife Connie of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Sharon Ann King of Overland, Mo., Vicki Rolf and husband Charles of St. Louis; a grandchild, Michael King and wife Holly; a great-grandchild, Madison King; a great-stepgrandchild, Caleb Codding; a sister, Anna Marie Daume; and a sister-in-law, Gladys Nebel.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, Calvin P. Nebel; infant sister, Irma Nebel; and granddaughter, Michele King.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel, and from 10 a.m. to service time Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Jackson American Legion Post 158 will conduct rites at 7 p.m. today.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Douglas Breite officiating. Entombment will follow at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, Trinity Lutheran School or Missouri Veterans Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.