Obit: Hagedorn, Julius R. (1916 - 2004)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Hagedorn, Wegner, Poppe, Cole, Strangfeld, Oryszczyn, Hartwig, Statz, Waldhart, Schlomer, Schuleter, Krause, Marg, Nemitz

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Sat., 11 Dec. 2004

Hagedorn, Julius R. (14 Dec. 1916 - 10 Dec. 2004)

Julius R. Hagedorn

NEILLSVILLE -Julius Hagedorn, age 87, of Neillsville, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004, at the Memorial Nursing Home in Neillsville.

Memorial services for Julius will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2004, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Globe. The Rev. Daniel Cole will officiate. Visitation will be held at the church 11:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Julius R. Hagedorn was born on Dec. 14, 1916, in the town of Weston, Clark County, the son of Paul and Mata (Wegner) Hagedorn. He attended Fairview School until the seventh grade. He married Henrietta E. Poppe on May 12, 1940. He and his wife farmed on her home farm for 60 years. They moved to Country View Apartments in Neillsville in 2001 and then to Memorial Nursing Home in 2003.

He was also a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, being baptized and confirmed there. In fact, he was the first baby ever baptized at the new church. He farmed in the town of Weston most of his life. He served the town of Weston as chairman from 1963 to 1979. Julius helped form, and was the first chairman of, the Neillsville Municipal Ambulance Service. He served on the Clark County Board for many years representing District 11. While on the board, he served on various committees. He was also on the Fairview School Board and after that was a bus driver for the school.

He is survived by three children, Patricia Strangfeld of Neillsville, Pastor Harold (Kathie) Hagedorn of Wauwatosa, Charles Hagedorn and fiancee, Carol Oryszczyn of Neillsville. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Carey (Brian) Hartwig of Medford, Karen (Charles) Statz of Neillsville, Kay (Randy) Waldhart of Stetsonville, David Hagedorn of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Chrissie Hagedorn of Monterey, Calif., and Katie (Matt) Schlomer of Lannon; and nine great-grandchildren, Brandon, Bradley, Brittney, Brent, Christopher, Amanda, Megan, Claudia and Roy; and also a great-great-grandson, Dameon.

Julius is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mata; wife, Henrietta, who died May 21, 2004; sisters, Erna Schuleter, Evelyn Krause, Lillian Marg and Helen Nemitz; brothers, Louis and Herman; and a son-in-law.



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