Glenn Leonard Hagemann
Glenn Leonard Hagemann of Broomfield, formerly of Glenwood Springs, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, at St. Anthony’s North Hospital in Westminster. He was 83.
A memorial service was held Dec. 20 at Life Fellowship Church in Westminster, with the Rev. Ed Bulkley officiating.
Mr. Hagemann was born Feb. 20, 1920, in Holyoke to Iva May (Hiatt) and Henry Hagemann. He spent his childhood on a farm 12 miles from Holyoke and attended Sunnyside School. He worked as a farm laborer in Colorado and a ranch hand in Wyoming, and enjoyed riding horses.
He served with the U.S. Army in World War II in the European Theater, and received a purple heart for injuries received at Casserine Pass.
He married Velma Kroeger on Aug. 9, 1944. They lived in Holyoke, Idalia and Joes. After his retirement from the Colorado Highway Department, they moved to Glenwood Springs and later to Victor and Hamilton, Mont., before recently moving to Broomfield.
Mr. Hagemann was a strong, proud man and a loving husband and father. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, yard work and entertaining friends and family with tall tales.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and a sister.
Mr. Hagemann is survived by his wife, Velma Hagemann of Broomfield; by sons and daughter-in-law Bill and Glenna Hagemann of Grand Lake, and Steve Hagemann of Glenwood Springs; by a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Ray Sheehan of Broomfield; by a brother, Gaylord Hagemann of Vernon; and by two grandsons and two great-grandsons.
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