Obit: Hagen, Les John (1944 - 2021)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Hagen, Seelow, Garbush, Neumann, Kennedy, Pue, Gardner, Dayton, Luedtke, Lindner

----Source: Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/10/2022

(25 January 1944 – 6 January 2021) With Flag

Leslie “Les” J. Hagen, 77, of Loyal, died on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at the House of Dove in Marshfield.

Leslie John Hagen was born on January 25, 1944, in Neillsville. The son of William and Velda (Seelow) Hagen. He graduated from Neillsville High School in 1962 and joined the United States Army. Les served during the Vietnam conflict and remained in the National Guard for many years. In June of 1966 he married Carol Garbush. They had 2 children, Elaine and Glen. They later divorced. On Feb 3, 1990, he married Marilyn Neumann in Spencer. During this time, he was working for Land O’Lakes. He worked various positions during his 30+ years of employment with them. In his spare time Les loved to golf and enjoyed many golf outings with his brothers. He also loved hunting, fishing, camping, riding motorcycle, dining out, going to the casino with his sister and lottery scratch offs.

Les is survived by his children, Elaine (John Kennedy) Hagen of Loyal, and Glen (Nichole) Hagen of Hudson, stepchildren, Noel (Kay) Neumann, Craig (Cheryl) Neumann, Paula (Tom) Pue, Shelley (Jay) Gardner, Michael (Janice) Neumann, April Neumann, Philan Neumann and Neil Neumann, 17 step-grandchildren and 15 step-great-grandchildren. He is survived by a brother, William “Bill” (Maggie) Hagen and sisters, Sylvia Dayton and Karen Hagen and nieces, Cheryl (Dan) Luedtke, Julie Dayton and Vickie (Perry) Lindner. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Marilyn in 2018 and brother, Eugene in 2021.

A Memorial Service for Les will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville.

Online Condolences may be made at  The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Leslie’s family with funeral arrangements.

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