FOWLER – Victor Joseph Hageman, age 84, died Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Harry Hynes Hospice, Wichita, Kansas.
He was born August 22, 1927, in rural Fowler ,Kansas, the son of Joseph and Anna (Huslig) Hageman. As a young boy, he attended the Fowler school system, later attending the Conception Seminary High School, in Conception, Missouri. After his schooling, he returned to Fowler and began his farming and livestock career.
He was a member of the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, both of Fowler. He enjoyed traveling, farming, and spending time with his family and friends.
On August 24, 1950, he married Doris “Dixie” Schwartz at St. Leo, Kansas. She survives.
Other survivors include: His children, Kathy Goertz and husband Bob of Plains, Kansas Kevin Hageman and wife Sheila of Fowler, Kansas Dean Hageman and wife Elaine of Naperville, Illinois Sherry Hawkins of Wichita, Kansas
Four sisters, Eleanora Glenn of Dodge City, Kansas Viola Mages of Dodge City, Kansas Evelyn Demuth of Bucklin, Kansas Marie Dowell of Ulysses, Kansas
Seven grandchildren Five great-grandchildren
He is preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Herman and Norbert Hageman.
Vigil services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Fowler. Holy Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the church. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler.
The family would welcome memorials to the Conception Abbey in care of the funeral home.