Rev. Nolan Sagebiel, 88, of Fredericksburg, died Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015, at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Christ Lutheran Church at Cherry Spring with the Rev. Mark A. Ward officiating.
Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation was held Tuesday evening, Dec. 29.
Sagebiel was born July 1, 1927, in Fredericksburg, the son of Arthur and Ida Sagebiel.
Sagebiel attended Texas Lutheran College, Wartburg College and Wartburg Theological Seminary.
He served Lutheran churches across South and Central Texas during his 50 years in the ministry. He was also a part-time cattle rancher.
Sagebiel is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Nolan and Kara Sagebiel and Philip and Cathy Sagebiel; one granddaughter; one brother, Reinhold Sagebiel, and one sister, Elsie Koennecke.