Feb. 17, 1921-Sept. 29, 2012

Agnes Ellen Hengel (nee Doyle) died peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Aberdeen Village in Olathe, Kan. She was 91.

She is survived by her husband, Mark F. Hengel; her children, sons Robert L. (Laura) Hengel of Houston, James A. (Corleen) Hengel of Overland Park, Kan., and Michael T. (Brenda) Hengel of Las Vegas, and daughters Josephine A. (Marc) Lawhorne of Ashland, Mo., and Teresa H. (Henry) Vogt of St. Louis; sister Josephine LaRoche of Fort Pierre, S.D.; grandchildren Erin, Mark, Evan, Boone, Eileen, Megan, Van and Kyle; numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter Sharon Hengel, her grandson Sean Hengel, her son-in-law Edward Glauert, her parents, 11 siblings and many good friends.

Born in Pierre, S.D., Feb. 17, 1921, she lived in Los Angeles and New York during her business career and married Mark in 1950. The couple moved to Danville, Ill., in 1951 and to St. Louis in 1967 with their six children. Mark and Agnes moved to Olathe, Kan., in 2008. Agnes enjoyed reading, movies, following current events, dancing, bowling, puzzles and playing cards. She doted on her beloved grandchildren and could always be counted on to find humor in just about anything. She was proud of her Pierre roots and loved her extended family in South Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Iowa, Los Altos and New York.

In remembrance of Agnes, the family will welcome visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Isburg Funeral Chapel in Pierre, S.D., and her funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pierre. Burial will immediately follow at Calvary Cemetery in Pierre. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation remembrances be made to St. Mary’s Hospice in Pierre.

The family expresses thanks for the care given Agnes by the staff of Aberdeen and for the good grace and kindness of daughter-in-law Corleen, who has helped look after Agnes and Mark since their move to Kansas. Please see more on Agnes at the www.isburgfuneralchapels.com or www.Penwellgabelolathe.com websites.

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