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Colonel John Frederick Hagen, 72, originally of
Kalamazoo, Michigan, passed away Friday, August
14th, 2015, after a courageous battle with
cardiovascular disease. He was surrounded by his
family and close friends.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, University of Southern California, and Fresno State University, he applied his education in the service of the United States Army, the National Test Pilot School and the Federal Aviation Administration. His distinguished career included service in Korea, Vietnam, West Germany, and the United States. He was a military commander, an engineer, a test pilot, and an educator.
John enjoyed riding, showing and caring for his Tennessee Walking horses. He also enjoyed reading, woodworking, travel and RVing with his family.
In addition to his loving wife Lynda of 48 years, John is survived by his sons, John F and Jeffrey A, brother-in-law Gary and wife Pam, sister-in-law Cindy and husband Bob, nephews Scott and Phillip, sisters Jan and Jean, nieces Terri and Toni, along with many caring friends. He is preceded in death by his mother Marion, and his father John.
Arrangements are being handled by Dalton and Sons Funeral Home (Flower Mound Family Funeral Home) of Flower Mound, 972-436-6513. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the UT Southwestern Cardiovascular Clinic via the St. Paul Medical Foundation, 214-645-1000.
Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
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