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Donald E. Hagen
August 30, 1940 - May 15, 2024

Place of Birth: Oakland, California
Residence: Minot, North Dakota (formerly of Ross, North Dakota)
Age: 83

Donald E. Hagen, 83, of Minot, North Dakota (formerly of Ross, North Dakota), passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at the Elison Assisted Living in Minot, North Dakota.

Donald Eugene Hagen was born on August 30, 1940 in Oakland, California or Orville and Lillian Hagen. While he was still a baby the family moved to North Dakota where Don grew up on the family farm northwest of Ross, North Dakota. He attended grade school in Manitou and graduated from Ross High School. Don was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.

Don enjoyed music and played piano for church services while in high school, and also was involved in music at the church after he was married. He attended Minot State College and joined the United States Navy, serving in the Philippines and on Navy ships overseas. Don also worked at the Pentagon while in the Navy, and it is during that time that he met and married Marilyn Bailey. After his term in the Navy, they returned to the Midwest and to this union two boys were born, Brian and James.

Donald worked in different areas of government services and eventually retired and lived in Washington state, Stanley, and Minot. He thoroughly enjoyed traveling which included trips to Norway, Hawaii, and a return trip to the Philippines. For the last three years Don has been a resident at the Elison Assisted Living in Minot, North Dakota.

Don is survived by his two sons, Brian and James (Kim) Hagen; five grandchildren, Nathan, Kyle (Sothy), Casey, Kristin, and Cody (Tayla); six great-grandchildren, Carter, Easton, Karina, Ruslan, Anna, and Oaklynn; sister, Marlene (Ervin) Brucklacher; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn; daughter, Michelle; and his parents, Orville and Lillian.

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Jim Chamley (Gold Canyon , Az)
May 16, 2024
I have found memories of Don when we attended grade school in Manitou, North Dakota. my condolences to the family.
Lisa Luft (Minot, ND)
May 16, 2024
Brian and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time. I enjoyed getting to know Don while working at Elison. May he rest in God’s arms with no further suffering.
Mary Bailey (Frederick, MD)
May 16, 2024
I hope you rest peacefully Don. You left an amazing legacy in Brian, Jim, the Grandchildren and Great-grandchildren!
Joann Ostdahl (Stanley , Nd)
May 21, 2024
My dad became friends with Don while living at Elison’s assisted living so I also got to know him some. Chester Johnson is my dad. He was a very nice man. I also have to say I did Lillian’s hair for many years! Loved her, such a nice lady. Our deepest sympathy! Chester and Joann.
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