Hagen, Harold (Harry) Alfred
Harold (Harry) Alfred Hagen of Grants Pass, Ore., passed away on Jan. 30, 2013. He was born on Jan. 25, 1926, in Glencoe, Minn.
Harry is survived by his wife, Eugenia (Jean) Hagen; his seven children and their families, Becky Hagen Couture (Rick) of Flagler Beach, Fla., Pat (Deb) Hagen of Cedar Rapids, Mike (Barb) Hagen of Temple, Texas, Dan (Alison) Hagen of Studio City, Calif., Peter (Judy) Hagen of Plano, Texas, Mary Hagen Knoechel (Lance) of St. Maries, Idaho, and John (Kerri) Hagen of Amherst, N.H.; along with 21 grandchildren.
Harry’s brother is Donald (Peg) Hagen from Wisconsin and his sisters are Ruth Hagen (Jake) Jacobs from Bird Island, Minn. and Lois Hagen Schwob from Minneapolis, Minn.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean (Austin) Hagen; his sister, Beatrice Hagen Hahn; and his parents, Angela Griep Hagen and Alfred Enid Hagen.
Harry loved to travel with Jean. He was a volunteer for Lovejoy Hospice and Habitat for Humanity. He enjoyed playing golf with his friends and family. For over 40 years he was an avid runner. Harry’s career was in the insurance business while he lived in Minnesota, Iowa and Texas. He retired from the United States Navy as a lieutenant commander. Harry was a gentle man and never let you forget how special you were.
A memorial mass will be said at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 1131 N.E. 10th St., Grants Pass, Ore., on Feb. 23 at 11 a.m. A reception will follow at the Rivers Edge.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Harry’s name to Lovejoy Hospice, 939 S.E. Eighth St., Grants Pass, OR 97526.
Please sign the family guest book at www.since1928hull.com.
Published in The Gazette Feb. 6, 2013.