Donald Hagen, 1930-2019

Published 1:00 am Thursday, April 11, 2019

Donald Lavon Hagen was born May 28, 1930, in Kensett to Leonard and Julia Hagen. Donnie peacefully passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, with his family by his side.

He graduated from Northwood-Kensett High School in 1948. On Oct. 14, 1956, Donnie married Gloria Ryan.

Donnie was a U.S. Army veteran and proud to serve his country. He was also a lifelong farmer who greatly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

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Surviving him in addition to his wife, Gloria, whom he shared 63 years of marriage, are his children Julie (Dan) Robb, Nancy (Jon) McGregor and Gus (Diane) Hagen; grandchildren Calsee (Ben) Hendrickson, Tyson (Stephanie) Robb, Cameron (Danielle) McGregor, Grayce McGregor, and Samantha, Brent, Shelby and Blake Hagen; great-grandchildren Tinzley, Henry, Ada, Quinn, Kyrie, Jackson, Hannah and Angelina; siblings LaDonna Kerton and Dick (Gladdie) Hagen; and sisters-in-law Sally Aase, Janet Anderson and Shirley Ryan.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his mother and father-in-law; sister, Ila Mae Everding; brothers-in-law Dick Mandt, Merle Aase, Andy Anderson, Virg Ryan, Roy Kerton and Sherwin Everding; sister-in-law, Mic Mandt; nephew, Steve Aase; and great-niece, Bridget Hale.