Denis G. Hagedorn
Denis George Hagedorn, 69, Union, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Pacific. Denis was born Thursday, July 10, 1947, in Washington, the son of Bernard J. Hagedorn and wife Anna Marie, nee Kleekamp. He received his education at St. Mary of Perpetual Help Grade School and graduated from Union High School in 1965. He then achieved his bachelor's degree in business administration from Fontbonne University. Denis served his country in the U.S. Army, from Dec. 12, 1966, to Nov. 23, 1968. Denis worked for 44 years at Chrysler Corporation in Fenton, retiring as a chief engineer. On Sept. 21, 1991, Denis was united in marriage to Patricia Turner Kamper, at Immaculate Conception Church in Union. Denis enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. He was a member of St. Mary of Perpetual Help Church and Union American Legion Post 297. Denis is survived by his wife, Patricia Hagedorn, Union; one son, Christopher Hagedorn and wife Sophia, St. Louis; two stepchildren, Tracy Doyle and husband Dwayne, and Travis Kamper and wife Rosa, all of Union; six grandchildren, Zackary Brandhorst, Amos Kamper, Marina Hagedorn, Caleb Kamper, Morgan Kamper and Wyatt Kamper; one sister, Mary Jane Hanneke and husband Gary, Villa Ridge; three brothers, James Hagedorn and wife Joan, St. Louis, Robert Hagedorn and wife Donna, Union, and Richard Hagedorn and wife Jill, Bourbon; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Clarence, in infancy. A funeral Mass was celebrated Tuesday, March 14, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary of Perpetual Help Church, Villa Ridge. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorials are preferred to St. Mary's Cemetery Fund or the American Cancer Society. The family was served by Oltmann Funeral Home, Union.
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