Marie Hagen


Marie M. (Heimann) Hagen, 93, of Defiance, went home to her heavenly Father on April 16, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; grandson, Marshall Hagen; her brothers, Fred and Carl Heimann; and three infant children.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother (known as Sweet Grandma).

She was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on October 13, 1920, moving to Hamler, Ohio, after her marriage. She was welcomed by the Hagen family of brothers and sisters-in-law, who have all since passed away: Clarence and Lavina Asmus, Norman and Edna Conley, Hugo and Esther Sonnenberg, Raymond and Florence Hagen, Louis and Luella Hagen, and William and Arlene Rathge. She was always grateful for their love and support.

She is survived by her children, Mary (William) Lammers, John (Jacki) Hagen, Anne Hagen (Thomas Dooley), Paul (Fay) Hagen, Mark (Kristin) Hagen, and Robert (Julie) Hagen; 19 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, Eleanor Heimann and June Heimann, and many special nieces and nephews.

The family will receive visitors on April 25 from 4-8 p.m. at Schaffer Funeral Home, 529 Jefferson Ave., Defiance, Ohio. Funeral services will be on April 26, at 11 a.m. at the First Church of God, 561 Carter Road, Defiance, Ohio. Luncheon will follow the service. Graveside services will be held after the luncheon at Marion Township Cemetery, 10713 County Road Y, Hamler, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left at

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