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William N. HagedornNovember 11, 1926 ~ May 2, 2015 (age 88) 88 Years Old
William N. Hagedorn
November 11, 1926- May 2, 2015
SOUTH BEND – William N. Hagedorn, 88, residing in South Bend, passed away at 9:15 PM Saturday, May 2, 2015 at Hospice House in South Bend. On October 22, 1948 in Mishawaka he married Wanda R. Souders. She preceded him in death in 2007
William was born on November 11, 1926 in South Bend to the late Albert and Ilba (Cato) Hagedorn. William proudly served his country in the US Navy. He was a WWII Navy veteran patrolling the Yangtze River in China. William was a member of the American Legion Post #357, NRA, ABATE of Indiana and a HOG member. He retired from Bendix after 40 years of dedicated service as an electronics welder. William attended Faith Christian Chapel in Lakeville.
William is survived by his daughter, Peggy Stevens of South Bend; sons, William (Carol) Hagedorn of Mishawaka, Blaine Hagedorn of South Bend; sister Ellen (Jack) Loutzenhizer of Mishawaka, Rosemary Davis of South Bend, Jackie Brabh of Mishawaka; brothers, Paul “Buzz” Hagedorn, Thomas (Betty) Hagedorn, and Ed Hagedorn all of South Bend. William is also survived by five grandchildren; Kristy (Mario) Garcia, Rachel Stevens, Charles Stevens, Jonathon Conway and Robert Stevens; five step grandchildren; three great grandchildren; Isabel, Sophia and Alexandrya and seven step great grandchildren.
Funeral services for William Hagedorn will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Palmer Funeral Home, 2528 Mishawaka, IN 46615 with one hour of visitation prior to services. Graveside services with military honors will follow at Sumption Prairie Cemetery, South Bend. Where Rev. David Herbster will be officiating. Friends may visit with family on Tuesday from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.