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Obituary for Adrienne Hagen


Adrienne A. Hagen, 87, of Melrose formally of West Salem, passed away on Tues. April 3, 2018 at her home with her family by her side. Adrienne was born on Nov. 9, 1930 to Tennis and Evelyn (Paisley) Johnson. She married Harold Hagen on Nov. 23, 1949, they later divorced. Adrienne grew up working on the family farm helping out where she could. As time moved on, Adrienne opened her house to those whom needed it. When the house started to become empty she started working for the McNess Feeding Company. Adrienne enjoyed many hobbies including ceramics, gardening, and was member of the homemakers club. Adrienne is survived by her five children, Kim Nicolai of bangor, Tina (Carl) Sommerstad of Mindoro, Jeff Hagen of North Bend, Lisa (Larry) Christopherson of Melrose, and Stefan (Lelsey) Hagen of Camp Douglas; two sisters, Colleen Checkai and Diane Pfaff; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Cathy Allen; ex-husband, Harold Hagen; three children; and four grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., on Tues. April 10, 2018 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, West Salem. Pastor Jon and Jean Schmidt will officiate. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Jostad Chapel, West Salem is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com.