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Wanda Marvine (Graves) Hageman, 87, passed away peacefully at Renaissance Village on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.
She was born Oct. 6, 1924, in Columbia City.
Wanda graduated from Wolf Lake High School in 1942.
She was a graduate of St. Joseph School of Nursing in 1947.
Wanda worked many years at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne and retired from the State of Indiana TB Clinic after 17 years of service.
Wanda married Richard (Dick) Hageman on Feb. 15, 1947.
He preceded her in passing in 2007.
Wanda and Dick raised their family in Waynedale and spent their summers at Adams Lake.
They retired and lived in Port Charlotte, Fla. from 1994 to 2007. They were lifelong member of St. Therese Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Harvey and Mary (Londt) Graves, her son Jim in 2010 and her brother, Carl.
She is survived by her son, Rick (Cheryl) Hageman of Nashville, Tenn.; daughter, Linda (Tim) Bell of Cumming, Ga. and daughter-in-law Joyce Hageman of Columbia City.
Surviving are nine grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.
Our heavenly father blessed us with an earthly mother who truly lived a life of humility and compassion.
Her generosity of spirit, time and love were given freely and unconditionally, benefiting all those who asked or were in need.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday at St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne, IN at 10:30 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the services.
Visitation will also be on Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m.
Burial will be in Highland Park Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Please visit www.elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com to leave on line condolences.