Gerald Hempel, 67, of Huffman, Texas, formerly of Paxton, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at home.

Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, Aug. 17, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells St., Paxton. The Rev. Timothy Hahn will officiate. Burial will be in Glen Cemetery, Paxton, with military rites for the Army veteran by Paxton American Legion Prairie Post 150.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home.