Ruth M. Hagen(1918 - 2013)

Ruth M. Hagen

Ruth Mary (Brooks) Hagen, died peacefully on September 30, 2013, at Dow Rummel Village.

She was born on June 11, 1918, in Rock County, MN, to Ed and Ruth Brooks. She is survived by one sister, Phyllis Bim, Denver, CO, six children, James (Judy) Hagen, Jeff (Karen) Hagen, Joel (Susan), Jon (Kathy), Mary Jan (Jim) Hagen-Thom, and Jedd (Diane) Hagen, 21 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband Howard O. Hagen and one son, Jerry (Rilla Krumm Vieregg) Hagen. She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls and a charter member of Westward Ho Country Club. She enjoyed being with her loving family, playing golf, bridge, Mah Jong, and Pitch.

The family will be present at Miller Funeral Home, 13th & Main, on Friday, October 4, 2013, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am at the Halladay-Peterson Chapel at Dow Rummel Village on Saturday, October 5, 2013, with a private interment at Woodlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be directed to the Sioux Falls Area Community Foundation or any .


Published in The Argus Leader on Oct. 3, 2013