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Vera Mae Hagen, 84, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl.

She was born to Alex and Mary Tobias Feb. 1, 1930. She married Floyd Hagen in Park Rapids and they moved to Buhl, where they resided until Floyd passed away in 1994.

Vera was a dedicated homemaker and volunteer. She loved to be outdoors gardening and fishing.

She also enjoyed playing cards, spending time with friends and family, and attending social events. Vera was a kind and compassionate woman whose love was shown unconditionally. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her daughters, Shirley (Mike) Thelen, Park Rapids and Judy DeWandeler, Fargo, N.D.; sons, Richard Hagen, Virginia, Minn., Gary Hagen, Park Rapids, Bernie Hagen, Buhl, Ron (Rose) Hagen, Park Rapids, Mike Hagen, Hibbing, and Dale Hagen, Buhl; 19 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Vera was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd Hagen; daughter, Connie Hagen; special friend, Bruce Barker; and her siblings.

Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Buhl with Father Fred Method celebrating.

Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the Dougherty Funeral Home in Hibbing also one hour prior to the service Wednesday in the church.

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery in Buhl.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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