|Written by Daniel Funeral Home|
|Monday, 21 May 2012|
Gerald “Jerry” Hagen, age 74, of Lamar, passed away Saturday May 19, 2012 at Barton County Memorial Hospital.
Jerry was born September 8, 1937 in Ames, Iowa to George and Mary (Lindner) Hagen. He attended Ames Elementary and High Schools. He participated and excelled at sports, hunting, and fishing all his life. Jerry served in the United States Air Force from 1954-57 as a propeller mechanic for B51’s and B36’s. He later worked for Oscar Mayer, as a regional supervisor for Eagle Foods in Chicago, IL. He owned and operated Hagen’s Meat and Grocery in Lockwood, MO, worked at G & W Supermarket in Mt. Vernon, MO, and as a supervisor at Thorco Industries in Lamar. Jerry was a member of the Lamar Eagles Lodge and had a life-long passion for fishing with family and friends.
Jerry is survived by his wife Carolyn of the home; four sons, Chris Hagen of Blue Springs, MO, Alex Hagen of Republic, MO, Todd Mossholder, and Michael Mossholder; two daughters, Debbie & Ben Pugh of Lamar and Jeri & Darin Miller of Mt. Vernon, MO; one brother Richard & Ruth Hagen of Council Bluffs, IA; two sisters, Sharon & Jim Mott of Ames, IA and Carolyn Mehus of Waterloo, IA and eleven grandchildren, Indigo, Madison, Isabella, William, James, Angel, Patrick, Camren, Zachary, Kennedy, and Raymond. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews whom he regarded as his own children.
Preceding him in death were his parents and an infant daughter, Dawn Hagen, in 1968.
Visitation will be 6 to 7 pm Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Daniel Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be 10:00 am Saturday May 26, 2012 at Daniel Funeral Home with Military Honors.
Contributions are suggested tot he Jerry Hagen family or Eagles Lodge in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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