Jerry A. Hagen


Jerry A. Hagen, 81, of Whitehall, died Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at Tomah VA Medical Center in Tomah.

Jerry was born May 6, 1940, in Whitehall, to Milford and Mary (Smart) Hagen. He graduated from Whitehall High School and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1958. Jerry was stationed in Korea until 1960, and was honorably discharged in 1964.

Jerry was especially fond of all sports, his hunting trips and television.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Janet (Dale) Hagen of Whitehall; a son, Daniel (Karyn) Hagen of Emanclaw, WA; a daughter, Bobbi Johnson Karteway of Ligioner, IN; four grandchildren: Randy (Kacey), Berent (Vania) and Terek Hagen and Breane Lyga; three great-grandchildren: Olivia, Jaxon and Hayes Hagen; a brother, Charles (Carol) Hagen of Arkansas; three sisters-in-law: Sharon (Merton) Haugen of Whitehall, Sarah Dale of DePere and Gloria Dale of Ettrick; a brother-in-law, Wayne (Valerie) Dale of Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, Myron and Virginia Dale; and two brothers-in-law: David and Gerry Dale.

Visitation will be held Thursday, June 3, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at Jack Funeral Home in Whitehall. Burial will be at North Beaver Creek First Lutheran Cemetery in rural Ettrick at a later date.

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