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Funeral services for Clara Hagen, 92, of Bellville, were held Wednesday, May
18, 2005 at 2 p.m. from The Bellville United Methodist Church with the Rev.
Wayne Middleton officiating. Interment was in Coshatte Cemetery near
Bellville. Pallbearers for the service were grandsons: Tim Hagen; Trent
Hagen; Kyle Hagen; Damon Hagen;  Ward Hagen; and Shane Pfeffer.
Born in Kenney, Clara Stamnitz was the daughter of Gus Stamnitz Sr. and
Elizabeth Patent Stamnitz. She was raised in the Community of Ives Creek and
attended the Ives Creek Public School. On October 1, 1934, Clara and Mr.
Gardner Hagen were married with ceremony held in Bellville. Mrs. Hagen was a
meat cutter by trade, a member of Bellville United Methodist Church and the
Sons off Herman lodge. Clara Hagen passed away Sunday, May 15, 2005 in
Survived by her children and their spouses; Emily and Sam Pfeffer of
Bellville; Billy and Linda Hagen of Columbus; Bobby and Joannah Hagen of
Bellville; James and Doris Hagen of Bellville; her sister: Norma Krumrey of
Bellville; brother-in-law: Otto Patterson of Meridian, Texas; 8
grandchildren: Tim Hagen and wife Therese of Sealy; Ward Hagen and friend
Amy Wright of Sealy; Damon Hagen and wife Dana of Bellville; trent Hagen of
Columbus; Kyle Hagen and wife, Kim of Lexington, Kentucky; Shane, Pfeffer
and wife, Sheila of New Braunfels; Maura Burns and husband David of
LaVernia; Stacey Cano and husband John of Bellville; 11 great-grandchildren:
Lauren Hagen of Austin; Erin Wernecke and husband Dustin of Sealy; Nick
Hagen of Sealy; Samantha Hagen of Bellville; Colten and Hope Pfeffer of New
Braunfels; Blake, Morgan and Kate Burns of LaVernia; Amber and John Cano of
Bellville; one great-great-grandchild: Haden Wernecke of Sealy; and special
friend Edith Krueger.
Preceded in death by her parents Gus and Elizabeth Stamnitz; husband Gardner
Hagen Sr.; son, Gardner Hagen Jr.; sisters Annie Konarik; Lillie Stamnitz;
Magerlen Patterson; and her brothers Sam; Willie; Emil; Gus Jr.; Charlie and
Adolph Stamnitz.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bellville United Methodist Church, PO
Box 188, Bellville, TX 77418, or to Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 East Horton,
Brenham, TX 77833.
Services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, 842 East
Main, Bellville, TX.
Posted by Joy Neely


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