Wednesday, Sept. 2
Caroline Charlotte Riedel was born on Dec. 7, 1930, to Emil and Caroline (Lena) Riedel in Ramona. Caroline graduated from Madison Central High School in 1948.
She married Harvey Hagemann on June 1, 1949, at St. Johns Lutheran in Ramona. Harvey and Caroline farmed near Ramona for 17 years. During this time, Caroline was a rural country school teacher and a police matron with the police radio. In 1979, Harvey and Caroline moved to Marion, where she worked for 20 years as a chiropractic assistant for the Edward Tieszen Clinic and a laundry assistant at the Tieszen Memorial Home.
Caroline was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending time with family, playing games, reading and crocheting.
She is survived by her children, JoLynn LaPorte of Marion, Robert Hagemann of Parker, Jill (Larry) Hopf of Marion and Cheryl Duerksen of Marion; 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren and sister Myrle Sederstrom of Ramona.
She was preceded in death by her husband Harvey and son Michael.
Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 7, at Bethesda Lutheran Church.
Arrangements provided by Walter Funeral Home in Marion.