Kenneth Gerald Hagen
(Photo from the 1960 Waukegan High School yearbook)

Kenneth Gerald Hagen gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. June 19, 1944 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
M. Vietnam Veteran, PFC, U.S. Marine Corps
D. August 4, 2000 in Lake County, IL
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  1. Kevin Hagen
  2. Kerry M. Hagen; married Barbara A.
  3. Babette (Hagen) Molidor; married Pat Molidor
  • Siblings:
    • Chester Earl Hagen, Jr. born August 8, 1941 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Navy Veteran; served during the Bay of Pigs, earned Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; married Kathy (Settles) Struck, daughter of William S. Settles (1925-2001) and Shirley (Kaiser) Settles (1927-2010); Chester died February 19, 2005 in Elgin, Kane County, IL (See section pertaining to Chester Earl Hagen, Jr. buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    • Terrance A. “Terry” Hagen; Army Veteran; married (1) Wendy; married (2) Linda DiLeonardi, daughter of Frank Marco DiLeonardi (1935-1987) and Shirley DiLeonardi; married (3) Kathie Holub

According to the Daily Sentinel (Woodstock IL) Thursday, February 25, 1971, page 5:


   LEWIS, WASH. (AHTN-C) Feb. 8 – Army Private Terrance A. Hagen, whose mother, Mrs. Margaret E. Hagen, lives at 1102 West St., Spring Grove, Ill., recently completed eight weeks of basic training at the U.S. Army Training Center, Infantry, Ft. Lewis, Wash.
   He received instruction in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, combat tactics, military courtesy, military justice, fist aid, and army history and traditions.
   Pvt. Hage, whose wife, Wendy, lives at 700 E. McKinley, Mundelein, Ill., attended Grant Community High School, Fox Lake.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1950 U.S. Census for Round Lake Beach Village, Avon Township, Lake County, IL living on Golfview Dr, the household members were: 

“Chester E Hagen, head, age 31, never married (sic), born in Minnesota, Occupation: Bus Driver – School Bus; Margaret E Wife, age 34, age 34, never married (sic), born in Illinois; Chester E Hagen Jr, son, age 8, never married, born in Illinois; Kenneth G Hagen, son, age 5, never married, born in Illinois; William E McCanleee, father-in-law, age 65, widowed, born in Kansas, Was he living in this same house a year ago?: Yes, What country were his father and mother born in?: U.S, What is the highest grade of school that he has attended?: S11, Did he finish this grade?: Yes, Las year, in how many weeks did this person do any work at all?: None, Last year how much money did he receive from interest, dividends, veteran’s allowances, pension, rents, or other income?: $161”

According to the Daily Herald (Arlington Heights IL) August 8, 2000, page 10:

“Kenneth G. Hagen of the Round Lake area
   Visitation for Kenneth G. Hagen, 56, will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake.  Services and interment will be private.
   Born in Chicago, he passed away Friday, Aug. 4, 2000.
   Mr. Hagen served his country proudly in the Marines during the Vietnam War.  He resided in the Round Lake area most of his life.
   Survivors include his children, Kevin Hagen, Kerry (Barb) Hagen and Babette (Pat) Molidor and their mother, Dolly Hagen; grandchildren, Kyle and Troy Hagen, and Kelcy and Patrick Molidor; nephew, Chris Hagen; special beloved friends, Guy and Gene; and many nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.
   For information, (847) 223-8122.”