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Floyd L. Hagedorn, 94

Sep 6, 2008

Blue Earth — Floyd L. Hagedorn, age 94, a farmer and lifelong resident of Blue Earth, died Aug. 29, 2008, at the Gainesville Health and Rehabilitation Center in Gainesville, Va., after a short illness. Mr. Hagedorn became ill and was diagnosed with liver cancer while visiting family in Virginia.

Funeral services were held Sept. 5, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth with the Reverend Ron Jobe officiating.

Burial followed in Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth.

Mr. Hagedorn, known as Pete, was born Aug. 7, 1914, in Blue Earth, where he was raised and attended public schools. In 1937 he married the former Elaine Mensing (deceased March 5, 2006) and together they celebrated 67 anniversaries.

For more than 50 years Floyd managed the family farm located one mile west of Blue Earth on Highway 16.

During his retirement, Mr. Hagedorn and his inseparable wife spent 30 winters in Mesa, Ariz., a suburb of Phoenix. His passions included walleye fishing in Northern Minnesota, card games, golf, Republican politics and socializing with family and many friends. Mr. Hagedorn was a lifelong and active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church of Blue Earth as well as a devoted visiting member of Eternal Life Lutheran Church of Mesa.

Mr. Hagedorn was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine; son, Mark Hagedorn (deceased 1968); brother, Albert Hagedorn; and sister, Alta Olson.

Survivors include four children, Roger Hagedorn of Ft. Pierce, Fla., Richard Hagedorn of Ft. Pierce, Thomas Hagedorn of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Susan Wertjes of Broad Run, Va.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com.