Obituary of Kenneth Allen Hagen
Kenneth Allen Hagen, 70, of Meridian ID, passed away Tuesday March 15, 2022 in Mesa AZ of natural causes. Ken was born in Glendive MT on November 20, 1951 to Stanley and Elda Entzel Hagen. He attended school in Glendive and graduated from Dawson County High School in 1970. He graduated from Dawson Community College in 1972 and from Montana State University in 1974 with a degree in microbiology.
Ken met his wife Cherilynn “Cheri” Powell while attending MSU and they were later married on September 8, 1973 in Lewistown MT. They lived in Bozeman MT, Billings MT and Colstrip MT before finally settling in Lewistown and raising a family.
Ken worked as a medical technologist and loved working in medical labs. He also liked to work on house projects. He often told people he was a jack of all trades and a master of none. He loved his family, friends, music and watching movies but his real passion was golf. He was always up for a round of golf no matter what the temperature or where he was at.
He was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church while in Lewistown and was very involved in Cum Christo and the folk group.
Ken is survived by his wife, Cherilynn "Cheri”; son, Scott Hagen; daughter, Amy Farris (Kirk), grandson Charlie and granddaughter Mae; daughter, Kristin Nichols (Chris), grandson Fletcher and granddaughter Vera; sister, Gloria Brost (Ken); sister-in-law, Michelle Anderson (Ron); brother-in-law, Tom Powell; mother-in-law, Denise Powell; nieces: Jen Amaegbe, Jennifer Hachmeister, Mel Feist and Gina Feist; nephews: Jeff Dashner and Erik Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Hagen, Elda Hagen Glaser and his father-in-law, Thomas Powell. Memorials can be made to Saint Alphonsus Boise Foundation - designation Cardiac General Fund.
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