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Jim Hagen Weldon

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 10:46 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 10:34 a.m. CDT

Jim Hagen, 73, of Weldon died Jan. 31, 2014.

Services were 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Kale Funeral Home, 301 S. Main St., Osceola. The Rev. Butch Black officiated. Memorials may be directed to his family for a fitting tribute to be decided at a later date. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com.

Jim Dale Hagen, son of Gretchen LaMae (Argabright) and Shelby Dale Hagen, was born Jan. 28, 1941, in Lamoni.

Jim received his education at Winterset, Montour, Popcorn Country School, Weldon and Osceola High School.

On Sept. 14, 1962, Jim married Connie Elaine Lewis.

Jim retired as a self-employed mechanic.

Jim is survived by his wife Connie; daughters, Candy Melbie of Winterset and Kim (Dan) Kirkpatrick of New Virginia; grandchildren, Cassie and Austin Melbie of Winterset and Drew Kirkpatrick of New Virginia; mother Gretchen Hagen of Leon, brother Jerry of Van Wert, sister Sandy (Curt) Gracey of Norwalk, brother-in-law Dennis (Carolyn) Lewis of Rayville, Mo.; nephews, Joe (Jennifer) Hagen, Jeff (Roz) Hagen, John (Becky) Lewis and Ryan Gracey; and a host of other family and friends.

Jim was preceded in death by his infant daughter Christina, father; parents-in-law, John and Dora Lewis; and nephews, John Hagen and Camron Gracey.

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