Paul D. Hagen
- May 27, 2021
Paul D. Hagen, age 75 of Yorkville, IL passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He was born on July 28, 1945 in Roseau, MN the son of Melvin and Helen (Albin) Hagen.
Paul was united in marriage on December 28, 1968 to Eileen Wentzel and they have spent the next 52 years happily together. Paul was a longtime member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Aurora, IL. Paul was a Design Engineer, for 45 years, with Caterpillar, Inc. He was an avid reader, passionate about history, including tracing his family roots, and seeing the world. Paul enjoyed driving across the country and flying (only to places he couldn’t drive to) with his family and cruises with his wife, Eileen. He took LOTS of pictures. He was dedicated to family and staying in touch with many friends. Paul loved the land, farming his land in Roseau and gardening in the backyard. Paul was a talented woodworker, could fix just about anything and always lent a helping hand. Paul was a loving husband, proud dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother and uncle who will deeply missed.
Paul is survived by his wife, Eileen Hagen of Yorkville, IL; his daughters, Jennifer Hagen of Jackson, WI and Stephanie (Scott) Lubbers of Yorkville, IL; his grandchildren, Johnathan (Erika) Lubbers of Yorkville, IL, Madison Lubbers and McKenna Lubbers; his great-grandchildren, Indiana and Isabelle Lubbers; his siblings, Michael (Karen) Hagen of Roseau, MN, Donald (Connie) Hagen, Plummer, MN, Marion Solom of Wannaska, MN and Janet Johnson of Athens, TX; also several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Helen Hagen; his brother, Thomas Hagen.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 27 South Edgelawn Drive, Aurora, IL. A celebration of life will also take place in Roseau, MN on July 19 at the Bethel Lutheran Church – Stafford, Roseau, MN.
Friends may visit from 4:00 until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the Nelson Funeral Home, 1617 North Bridge Street, Yorkville, IL and again from 10:00 AM until the Hour of Service on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at the Church in Aurora, IL.
Paul requested memorials to be made to Saint Mark’s Lutheran Church or to Wounded Warriors Project (www.support.woundedwarriorproject.org). Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or (630) 553-7611.