FREDERICK "FRED" FLETCHER HAGADORN, 84, passed on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Kingston Health Care. Born in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Mildred (Miller) Bassett and Edward H. Hagadorn. He was a Central High School graduate. He then enlisted in the United States Army and was a member of the American Legion Post 330 and V.F.W. Fred was a member of Local Union 166 for 31 continuous years during which he served as President and Business Manager for several years. Fred spent 25 years working with his daughter, Rosalyn, at Precision Fabrication. Fred loved reading, listening to music, crossword puzzles, and he delighted in his blooming lilies all while enjoying smoking his cigars. Fred enjoyed traveling to historical sites and loved animals. Fred is survived by his wife of 65 years, Julia R. (Cioch) Hagadorn; daughter, Julia Rosalyn (Jerry) Isch; granddaughter, Nichole "Niki" Maria Reynolds; great- granddaughter, Maizy Ann Reynolds; brother, Edward Hagadorn; half-brother, Jim (Patty) Hagadorn; nieces, Sharon (Terry) Fowler, Linda Lou (Ollie) Butler, Debbie (Roy) Wick, Jamie Hagadorn, and Amy Hagadorn; and nephews, Bob (Lisa) Hagadorn and Terry Meyers. He was also preceded in death by his aunts and uncles, Al and Velma Hagadorn and Fred and Stella Hagadorn; sister, Dorothy (Hagadorn) Jefferies; half brothers, Frank Hagadorn and Steve Bassett; and a nephew, Danny Meyers. Funeral service is 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Covington Funeral Home, 8408 Covington Road, with calling two hours prior. He will be entombed at Covington Memorial Gardens. Preferred memorials are to S.P.C.A., The Society of the First Infantry Division or Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway. www.covingtonmemorial.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 18, 2013