Grant Lewis Hagen

Grant Lewis Hagen

Grant Lewis Hagen


Grant Lewis Hagen, 81, of Marion, Iowa, joined his Savior in glory on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, at Linn Manor. Family will greet friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28, at the funeral home, with burial directly after, at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A livestream of the funeral service may be accessed on the funeral home website tribute page for Grant, under “photos and videos or media,” starting at 11 a.m. on Monday.

Grant was born on Feb. 1, 1942, in Waukon, Iowa, the son of Grant Marcus and Leonora Constance (Anderson) Hagen. He was a graduate of Waukon High School and went on to attend Luther College. Grant came to know the Lord as his personal Savior on March 31, 1968. On May 24, 1969, he was united in marriage to Patricia Ann Bakke in Waterville, Iowa. He served as the Administrator at Linn Manor Long Term Care Facility for 40 years, including manager of Linn Manor Retirement Apartments. Grant was a member of the Marion Gospel Hall, The Civil Service Commission of the City of Marion, the Housing and Nuisance Board, the Corridor Woodcrafters Club and Linn County Jail Ministry. He also served proudly in the Iowa National Guard.

His life was spent serving others and he was always willing to help anyone who had a need. He was always prepared to share his love for the Lord with a gospel tract in his pocket. Grant will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Grant is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife of 54 years, Pat; brother, Elmo (Sheri) Hagen; three brothers-in-law, Dean, Todd and Steven Bakke; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, JoAnn Hagen; brother, Alan Hagen; and sister-in-law, Patricia Eash Hagen.

Memorials in Grant’s memory may be directed to Linn Manor Care Center or St. Luke’s Hospice in Cedar Rapids.

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