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August 16, 1933 – Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Service Information
Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, MN
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN
Monday, August 12, 2013
4-8 PM

Jo Hagen, age 79 of Buffalo, MN passed away at Parkview Care Center, Buffalo MN on August 6, 2013.

Funeral service on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 11 AM at Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, MN.

Visitation on Monday from 4-8 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM at The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN & one hour prior to service on Tuesday at the church.

Interment Zion Cemetery, Buffalo, MN.

Jo was born on August 16, 1933 in Colfax, WI to George & Astrid (Steen) Russell. She worked at the Buffalo Hardware for several years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church since 1967 where she sang in the church choir & was the treasurer for the memorial fund at the church. She belonged to the Glad Hatters. The most important treasures in her life were her family.

Preceded in death by her parents George & Astrid Russell, son Randy Hagen, brothers, George & Arthur Russell & sister, Roberta Russell.

She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Gene Hagen; daughters, Pixie (Tom) Elletson, Kris ( Bruce) Bauer, Donna (Joe) Krause-Atallian; grandchildren, Matt (Myriah Elletson, Russ (Michelle) Elletson, Jillianne Elletson & special friend, Tim Moy, Karin Bauer; great-grandchildren, Austin & Trenton Elletson, Emmett & Oliver Elletson, Kali Rose Schnaar; brother, Bryce (Ann) Russell; sisters, Barbara Matter, Margaret Johnson & Audrey (Gene) Geiger.

The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN assisted the family with arrangements.

10 Guestbook Entries

  1. Teri Lachermeier

    Thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. We will truly miss Jo. God Bless.

  2. Josie Kolasa

    Russ and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss.

  3. Bruce Varner

    Pixie and family;
    I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. I’m sure she’s looking down on us with a smile on her face. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Arlis Block

    So sorry for your loss. The world has lost a great person, that heaven has gained. Thinking of you at this time.

  5. Robyn Patri

    I am so sorry for your loss! May Jo rest in peace! God bless you at this difficult time! You are in my prayers! Take care!

  6. Robyn Patri

    I am so sorry for your loss!! May God comfort you and your family at this difficult time! My thoughts and prayers are with you!

  7. Elizabeth A. Lewis

    My deepest and sincerest sympathies to the family. She was loved by so many! She will be deeply missed!

  8. Michael Dressen

    The Hagen Family has my condolences and prayers. I had met Mrs. Hagen when I was in High School with her son Randy.
    Randy and I were good friends and I always enjoyed visiting with Randy’s parents, Gene & Jo, in the early 1970’s.

  9. Lynn S.

    Dear Pixie,
    I have been constantly praying for your family, especially your dad, for peace that passes understanding. I send you all my deepest condolences.

  10. Kathy Swanson

    I really enjoyed my monthly visits with Jo and Gene. I will miss seeing her and her delightful laugh! Thoughts and prayers are with you, may you find comfort in your many memories.


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