Obit: Hagen, William W. (1946 - 2008)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Bugs, Eckes, Golden, Graumann, Hagen, Jeppesen, Kinsman, Lang, Leffel, Strebig-Graumann, Switlick, Tess, Volesky


----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, December 24, 2008, online edition


Hagen, William W. (February 20, 1946 - December 20, 2008)


William "Bill" W. Hagen, 62, Wausau, died Saturday, December 20, 2008 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

He was born February 20, 1946 in Wausau, son of the late Walter and Elaine (Bugs) Hagen.


In 1986 he married Mary Golden and they later divorced in 1992.


On October 8, 1999 he married Beverly Strebig-Graumann in Chelsea. She survives.

Bill served his country in the National Guard and worked as an expeditor at Kolbe and Kolbe Millwork, Wausau for over 32 years. He attended grade school in the town of Hamburg and was a past member of Ebenezer United Christ Church. Some of his hobbies included hunting, fishing, shooting pool and playing cards. He also enjoyed trips to the casino and playing Santa Claus for over 32 years.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly and dog Mya Wausau; three siblings, DuWayne (Carol) Hagen, Edgar and their children, Jackie (friend Jeremy) Hagen , Eau Claire, Laura (Bob) Tess, Stevens Point, Lisa (Larry) Kinsman, Madison and Lois (Josh) Volesky, Kewaskum; Jodene (Delmar) Leffel, Edgar and their children, Jeff (Charlotte) Leffel, Stratford and LeAnn (Rodney) Lang, Marathon and Irene (Mitchell) Eckes, Stratford and their children, David (Rachael) Eckes, Rozelville, Corey Eckes, Stratford and Tim Eckes (friend Kim) Stratford; three stepsons, Randy (Yong) Graumann, Olympia, Wash. and their son, Jiwon; Danny (Cheryl) Graumann, Rib Lake, and their children, Katie (Apollo) Switlick and Heidi Graumann; Gene (friend Tara) Graumann, Chelsea and his children, Shawn (Amanda) Graumann and Jeffrey Graumann (friend Andrea); four stepgreat-grandchildren, many other great nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepdaughter-in-law, Tammy; and a goddaughter, Jennifer Hagen.

Services were held Wednesday, December 24, 2008 at Peterson-Kraemer Funeral Home, 3400 Stewart Avenue, Wausau. The Rev. Randal Jeppesen officiated. Burial was in Fenwood Cemetery.





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