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 Orrin Melvin Hagen

Orrin Melvin Hagen

Birth
Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
Death 26 Jul 2004 (aged 84)
Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 13965749 · View Source
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Orrin Melvin Hagen, 84, Orrin Melvin Hagen, 84, Grand Rapids, died Monday, July 26, 2004, at his home.


He was born April 9, 1920 at Grand Rapids to Ole and Annie (Steichen) Hagen. As a young boy he worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps and later for the railroad. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II obtaining the rank of sergeant and serving in southern France, Central Europe, Rhineland, Rome-Arno, and Naples-Foggia. Following his discharge, he worked for Itasca County Road and Bridge for 27 years and, also, did handiwork for many different people. He worked for Northwest L.P. Gas in Grand Rapids up until his retirement. Orrin liked to fish and play cribbage and worked on recycling scrap. He also liked to go to the casino and spend time with his kids and grandkids.


He is survived by daughters, Echo (Dave) Beach, Bovey, Cynthia Hagen, Grand Rapids, Lisa (Russ) Hemphill, Grand Rapids, Angela (Ralph) Scovel, Grand Rapids; son, Paul (Golda) Hagen, Grand Rapids; special friend, Audrey Ross, Grand Rapids; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Ilene, in May of 2002; his parents; six brothers, Tony, Archie, Garret, Roy, Cliff and Matthew; and two sisters, Alida Hagen and Revona Mitchell.


Services: Thursday, July 29 at 11 a.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Mike Carlson officiating. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until the service at the church.


Burial: Harris Cemetery, Harris Township, with full military honors.


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  • Created by: Carron B.
  • Added: 15 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13965749
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orrin Melvin Hagen (9 Apr 1920–26 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13965749, citing Harris Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Carron B. (contributor 46824075) .