Loretta Irene Hagen
Loretta Irene Hagen of Granite City, formerly of Jerseyville, left us all for a better place Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill.
Loretta was born in Jerseyville on Sept. 1, 1935. She was the oldest of three children both to the late Christian C. and Emma Irene (Krause) Kessler. She attended Jerseyville public schools and Jerseyville was always home to her and where her relatives and friends lived.
She is survived by her husband, Donald W. Hagen, whom she married July 29, 1965; two sons and their families, Phillip Hagen (Mona Seehgal) and their children, Deven and Sabina of Church Falls, Va., and Richard Hagen and his son, Joel, of Chicago. Also surviving is a brother, Ronald (Sharon) Kessler of Godfrey.
Loretta was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Esther Gowin.
Visitation was held at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville Friday, Aug. 8.
Services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the funeral home with Pastor Barbra Alley officiating.
Memorials can be made to the Baptist Children’s Home.