Beverly A. (nee Nelson) Hagen, 95, passed away at St. Monica’s Senior Living, Racine, on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.
Beverly was born on Jan. 7, 1924, in Mondovi, to Charles R. and Lucile (nee Brinkman) Nelson. She graduated from Mondovi High School and Buffalo County Teachers College. She had many fond memories of growing up in a large family in small-town Wisconsin.
On Jan. 8, 1946, she married Marlin R. Hagen. He preceded her in death on May 29, 2012. In 1964, the family moved from Alma to Racine, where Beverly worked for the Gottfredson Insurance Agency for many years.
Survivors include her children, Roberta (Randall) Youngs, Michael (Karen) Hagen, Kim Hagen; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; her sisters and brothers, Majil Steiner, Myrna Hagen, Bonnie Nelson, Donald (Nell) Nelson, Wayne (Marje) Nelson, Rodney (Judy) Nelson, Neil (Linda) Nelson; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her brother, John.
A private family memorial service will be held. Inurnment will take place alongside her husband Marlin at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to St. Monica’s Senior Living or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Assisting the family is Purath-Strand Funeral Home & Crematory, 3915 Douglas Avenue, Racine, WI 53402, (262) 639-8000, www.purath-strand.com.