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Daniel Hager

November 22, 1930 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 90)


   Daniel John Hager, 90, of Fargo passed away peacefully surrounded by his family December 18th 2020 at Sanford Health Medical Center Fargo. 

   Daniel was born November 22, 1930 in Harvey ND to August and Veronica (Braunagle) Hager.  He was the youngest of 4 siblings. He grew up on a farm in Harvey, ND and attended a country school.  He met Pearl (Werth) Hager and they were married November 23, 1952.   They farmed in Harvey, ND until they moved to Ada, MN in 1963. Where they farmed until retirement and moving to Moorhead. Pearl and Dan had two children James and Galye Hager.   Pearl passed away in 1997 after a lengthy battle with cancer.  Daniel years later met his special friend Gladys and they spent the last 15 years together.

   Dan enjoyed his time on the road and spent many years drive truck once leaving the farm, always bring back something fun from his travels for his only granddaughter. When he wasn’t driving he enjoyed, dancing, listening to old time polka music and was always up for a good political debate!

   He is survived by his Son Galye (Marian) Hager, Daughter-in-Law Robin Hager, Granddaughter Candace and Special Friend Gladys Nelson. 

   He is preceded in death by his Parents, Wife Pearl Hager, Son James Hager, Sisters Christine Keller, Magdalene Keller, and Brother Nick Hager 

   The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Sanford Medical Center for all the care and compassion they provided him and his family. 

   In relation to Covid-19 family has made the difficult decision and will be having a private family service for everyone’s health and safety. The funeral will be held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, West Fargo, and will be available on the West Funeral Home website for viewing by 5:00 PM on Wednesday.


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Funeral Service


Private Services

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
210 5th Avenue West
West Fargo, ND 58078

Private Committal

Holy Cross Cemetery - North
1702 32nd Ave. N.
Fargo, ND 58102

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