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“Jeff, Julie, & family. We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. We will keep you in our prayers. Kevin & Lori Stevens Bryce & Brooke ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Lori Stevens

“Dear Phillip Hagen This Is Great Niece Shelby Diiro I'am Just So So Sorry For Ur Guys Loss I Had Lots Of Memories Of My Great Uncle. Phillip Hagen...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Shelby Diiro - Fergus Falls, MN

“Dad I have so many wonderful memories to help me get through this, I will cherish each and every one. You are the best dad anyone could ever have. I...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Christine Hoggarth - Wahpeton, ND

“So Sorry for your loss. I will always remember Phil by his humor and ability to make me laugh when least expected. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Jill Oliphant - Breckenridge, MN

“Dad, Today is going to be a very very hard and emotional day. I miss you and love you so very much!!!! I still can't believe u are really gone...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Heidi Hagen - osakis, MN

“Julie and Family, We are thinking of you in your time of loss. Please remember that memories of your Father will always hold an important place in...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Pinnacle Bank - Hinton, IA

“My grandpa was the best grandpa anyone could ask for! I always knew when he needed something by all his different noises. He would always make up...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Kirstin Alford - Alexandria, MN

“Grandpa, I miss you so much but I know that you are in a better place. You meant the world to me and could always count on you to put a smile on...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Naomi Kosen - Fargo, ND

“Nancy,Christine,Steven,Julie and Heidi.So sorry for your loss Phil was a great man I'm so glad I had the chance to meet someone like him.He will be...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Tracie Johnson - West Fargo, ND

“My sympathy and condolences to Nancy and her family at this trying time, cherish the memories that have been made over the years----they will carry...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Carol Pausch - Wahpeton, ND

“You sure had a way to make people laugh! May you rest in peace and have a big party with our loved ones up there in heaven! Thoughts and prayers to...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Beth monday - Breckenridge, MN

“Julie, Jeff, and family....sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. You have our deepest sympathy. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Stacey and Brett

“Julie & Jeff, our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Your Dad is in a good place, playing with the precious poodle. Love you guys, Mick &...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Maureen Carroll


Phillip Hagen, 72, Breckenridge, MN was called home on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge. Funeral services will be on Thursday, November 29 at 10:30 AM at Breckenridge Lutheran Church, Breckenridge with Rev. Mark Manning officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5 PM to 7 PM with a prayer service at 7 pm at Willow Creek Chapel (920 3rd Ave N) Wahpeton, ND. There will also be visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton, ND. Phillip was born on November 16, 1940 in Ada, MN, the son of Axel and Pearl (Weibusch) Hagen. He attended school and graduated from West Fargo High School. After graduating, he attended Bemidji Technical School in Bemidji, MN where he earned a degree in Machining. On July 25, 1963, Phillip married Nancy Holey in Fergus Falls, MN. He worked for Lester's Construction, Wil-Rich, D&E Machining, and WCCO until he retired due to health issues in 1986. Phillip was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved spending time with his family and making everyone around him laugh. He was a loving husband, dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa. Phillip is survived by his wife, Nancy Hagen, Breckenridge, MN; his children, Christine (Steve) Hoggarth, Wahpeton, ND, Steven (Donna) Hagen, Elbow Lake, MN, Julie (Jeff) Zettel, LeMars, IA, Heidi Hagen, Osakis, MN; his grandchildren, Nicole, Matthew, Nathan, Karlie, Zachary, Johnathan, Jacob, Scott, Alicia, Naomi, Millissa, Kimberly, Kirstin, and Cody; his great-grandchildren, Logan, Rylee, Sophia, Jeven, Brooke, Kayleb, Kyson, and Isaac; his sister, Alvida (Bob)Craft, San Diego, CA; his brothers, Emery Hagen, Sr., Breckenridge, MN, Milton (Jane) Olslund, Fertile, MN; along with numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Axel and Pearl Hagen, and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lars and Mary Holey.