PLAINVILLE, Kan. -- Clarence W. Hageman, 78, died Thursday (Feb. 27, 2003) at his home in Plainville, Kan.
He was born Aug. 3, 1924, in the same house that he passed away, to George and Catherine (Stahl) Hageman. He graduated from Plainville High School in 1942. He was a farmer and rancher all of his life and worked as a bridge foreman for Rooks County, Kan., for 20 years, retiring in 1993.
On May 14, 1952, he married Helen Geibler in Catherine, Kan. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus in Plainville, and a past board member of the Farmers Co-op in Hays, Kan.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Helen of the home; two daughters, Kathy Gish of Houston, Texas, and Jolene Staab of Kersey, Colo.; seven sons, Don of McCook, Terry, Mike, Pat, Jerry and Steve of Plainville and Tim of Hays; one brother, Roy of Cambridge; 27 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, 10:30 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Plainville with the Rev. Joseph Popelka as celebrant. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery at Plainville.
A parish vigil service will be Sunday, 7:30 p.m., followed by a Knights of Columbus rosary at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given in his name to House Calls of Hays Medical Center Home Health & Hospice or to Sacred Heart School and may be sent in care of the chapel.
Moore-Overlease Funeral Chapel, 409 S. Cochran, of Plainville is in charge of arrangements.