Agnes M. O'Brien Hageman 1919-2001
HAGEMAN, OBRIEN, JOHNSON, NUTTING, HEYWOOD
Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 11/20/2011 at 00:02:50
Estherville – Funeral services for Agnes Hageman, 82 of Estherville will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Estherville with Father Jerry Cosgrove officiating. Interment will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Estherville. She died on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2001 at Avera Holy Family Health in Estherville.
Visitation will be held from 4:30- 7 p.m. today at the Henry-Olson-Fuhrman Funeral Home in Estherville with a parish vigil service at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
Agnes was born on Feb. 22, 1919 in Estherville, the daughter of William and Martha (Johnson) O’Brien. She attended the Emmet Consolidated School and graduated from high school there in 1937. She then attended Estherville Junior College for one year.
After junior college, Agnes worked at the Montgomery Ward store in Estherville until WWII when she served in the Army Air Corps. After the war, she returned to Estherville and worked in the credit department of the Sears store for a number of years.
On June 17, 1952, Agnes was united in marriage to Arthur “Buck” Hageman at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Estherville. She and Buck lived and farmed south of Gruver for many years.
In 1985, the couple moved into Estherville. Buck died Aug. 2, 1992.
In her free time, Agnes enjoyed doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles and reading. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, the Altar and Rosary Society and a charter member of the Emmet County Historical Society.
Agnes is survived by one sister, Florence Nutting of Cedar Falls, one brother-in-law, Richard Hageman of Estherville and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one sister, Alice Heywood and two brothers, Howard and Lloyd. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, December 20, 2001)
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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