Prudence “Prudie” Hagen, Waupaca, Wisconsin, age 91, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2012 at Bethany Home in Waupaca, WI.
She was born May 7, 1921 in the Town of Amherst, Portage Co., WI; daughter of Arthur and Ella (Kjer) Tobie. Prudie was baptized at Nelsonville Lutheran Church in Nelsonville, WI and was confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Iola, WI. She graduated from Scandinavia High School in 1940. On April 14, 1945, Prudie married Glen Hagen at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Evanston, IL. He preceded her in death on February 11, 2012. Prudie was a faithful member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca, WI where she was a member of their Bethel Circle and Prayer Chain. She will be deeply missed by all of her loving family and friends.
Prudie is survived by: children, Judith Krenz of Waupaca, WI; Jerry (LuAnn) Hagen of Waupaca, WI; Jon (Pamela) Hagen of Appleton, WI;grandchildren: Mary (Neil) Schulke of Waupaca, WI; Jason (Holly) Hagen of Waupaca, WI; Jessica (Jorge) Raasch of Minneapolis, MN; Laura Hagen (special friend, David Wentworth) of Appleton, WI; great-granchild, Jadyn Schulke; and step-great-granddaughter, Megan Nicewander. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Ella Tobie; her husband, Glen Hagen; a grandson, Joshua Hagen; five sisters: Phyllis Tobie, Marian (Orin) Dahlen; Ruth (Edwin) Nelson, Emma (Selmer) Moe, and Ethyl (Arthur) Trinrud; and one brother, Willard (Alta) Tobie.
A Funeral Service will be on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca, WI. Pastor Jennifer DeNetz will officiate. A visitation will be held on Friday from 9:30 – 11:00 AM at the church. Burial of cremains will be at Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of Scandinavia on Monday. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements. A special thank-you to the staff and caregivers at Bethany Home for all of their help and support given to our family. The special care Prudie received will never be forgotten.