Virginia T. HagenVirginia T. Hagen, 88, of Cloquet, Minn., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet. She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Duluth, Minn., to Harold and May (Lindland) Behn and graduated from Denfeld High School.
Virginia T. Hagen, 88, of Cloquet, Minn., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet. She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Duluth, Minn., to Harold and May (Lindland) Behn and graduated from Denfeld High School.
Virginia was united in marriage to Morry Hagen in 1944. For many years she taught Sunday school and was involved with numerous groups at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Virginia was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary and followed her boys through many sporting events. She loved her Minnesota Vikings and was known for her famous roast beef and mashed potatoes and gravy dinners and her famous cinnamon rolls. She never missed a game of bingo at the nursing home. Virginia also enjoyed her trips to Family Tradition with her son Ernie.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Morry; and daughter-in-law, Lorrie Hagen.
She is survived by four sons, Jim, Jack (Vicki) and Tom "Ernie" of Cloquet and Michael of Roseville, Minn.; brother, Harlan (Mary) Behn of Duluth; grandchildren, Amy Pollard (Steve Kolodge), Joshua (Dawn) Hagen of Cloquet, Abby (Dan) Willie of Austin, Texas, T.J. Salo of Elk River, Minn., and Dapper Salo of Destine, Fla.; great-grandchildren Garrett, Camden, Aydann, Jackson, Ryder, Finn, Annastyn, Logan and Kaia; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Sunnyside Health Care Center for the fabulous care given to her, and a special thank you to Pastor Dennis Morreim. Suggested memorials may be sent to Sunnyside Health Care Center.
A Celebration of Life service will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 31, at Nelson Funeral Care, 1004 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet.
To leave online condolences, see the family guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.
September 5, 2013 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.