"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Marion Hagen

July 10, 1945--January 25, 2018

Mr. Marion Hagens, age 72, of Orange City, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at the Prairie Ridge Care Center in Orange City.

There was a memorial service on February 5, at 11:00am, at the Newkirk Reformed Church in rural Hospers. The Rev. David Powers officiated. Interment was held prior to the service at the West Lawn Cemetery in Orange City. .

Marion Allen was born on July 10, 1945, in Orange City, the son of Lammert and Hermina (Meyer) Hagens. He was raised near Newkirk and attended the Iowa School for the Deaf in Council Bluffs.

He lived on his family’s farm northwest of Newkirk, where he did upholstery work. In 2007, he moved to the Heritage House Nursing Home, in Orange City and later transferred to Prairie Ridge when that opened.

He was a member of the Newkirk Reformed Church. He enjoyed reading and playing games.

Survivors include two sisters, Arta, and her husband, Lorace Gregg, of Cherokee; and Henrietta Hofland, of Orange City; and many nephews and nieces.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Grace Hagens; two brothers-in-law, Jim Hofland and Peter Bakker; and a nephew, Herman Hofland.

Oolman Fueral Home, Orange City, Iowa, handled his funeral arrangements.

Thanks to Oolman Funeral Home, Orange City and Elizabeth Simmons for the information.


Updated June 30, 2019