Funeral services were held Scott Hagen, age 45, of New York Mills, Minn., (formerly of Montevideo, Minn.) on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in New York Mills with Pastor Muriel Hachfeld officiating. The hymns were sung by the congregation, accompanied by Lou Legried. The pallbearers were Jim Hagen, Paul Hagen, Aaron Hagen, Jerry Jonas, Dan Ringstad, Sam Ringstad, Brian Sautter, Kevin McCrite, Pete Den Blaker.
Scott T Hagen, 45, of New York Mills, Minn., died Thursday, March 14, 2013 unexpectedly. Scott was born on March 13, 1968 in Monte-video, Minn., to Orville and Elizabeth (Oien) Hagen. He was baptized and confirmed at Watson Lutheran Church. Scott graduated from Monte-video High School in 1986. He excelled at golf in high school and continued his education for two years at Texas Lutheran College in Seguin, Texas on a golf scholarship.
On June 15, 1990 Scott was united in marriage with Rosina Kay Hertel at St. Peter and Paul's Catholic Church in Mankato, Minn. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters, Ashley and Alisha. Scott graduated from Mankato State University in 1992 with a degree in computer science.
The Hagens moved to Carlsbad, Calif. in 1995 where Scott was employed as a construction fire proofer and estimator. In August of 1998 the Hagen Family made their home in New York Mills where Scott was self-employed with home construction and remodeling.
Scott loved playing pi-nochle with the morning crew uptown, golfing, and fishing off area bridges. He also en-joyed gardening, landscaping, and collecting antiques.
Scott is survived by his wife, Rosina Hagen; daughters: Ashley (Jerry) Jonas and Alisha Hagen; his parents, Orville and Elizabeth Hagen; sisters: Lori Neeb and Linda (Dan) Ringstad; brother, Jim Hagen; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.
He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Arrangements are with the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home of New York Mills, Minn. Scott will be laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery, New York Mills, Minn.
Condolences may be posted online at karvonenfuneralhome.com.