DON ERNEST HAGEDORN, age 66, of Elmore, died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at his residence.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017, at 1:00 PM, at Shiloh Lutheran Church in Elmore, with Rev. Robert Roettger officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Visitation time will be from 5:00-7:00PM Thursday June 8, 2017 at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth, and one hour prior to the service. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com
Don was born March 2, 1951, in Blue Earth, the son of Don and Betty (Zielske) Hagedorn. Don was the oldest of five children. He worked for Tafco for many years and later opened M&H Trucking. He enjoyed fishing and spending time on the lake with his family. He will be remembered as a hardworking and caring man, who would do anything for anyone. He always believed the best in people, no matter what they were going through. He had a way of teaching his children to always strive to do the best they could and to make sure they took pride in all they do.
During his younger years he enjoyed hunting, horseback riding, and sharing that love with his children. He spent many Sundays at horse shows with his family. Most recently he took many trip to Leech Lake to share his love of fishing with his youngest son Jadon. His memory will live on with his family through the fond memories they share and remember of Don's life.
Don is survived by his wife, Tina Hagedorn of Elmore, son's, Darren (Kimberly) Hagedorn of Blue Earth, Chad (Tricia) Hagedorn of Farmington, David (Roxane) Hagedorn of Wausau, WI, Jadon Hagedorn of Elmore, daughter, Kristin (Adam) Grant of Blue Earth, mother, Betty Hagedorn of Blue Earth, step son, Joey Post of Elmore, brother's, Mike Hagedorn of Blue Earth, Gary Hagedorn of Coon Rapids, Todd Hagedorn of Burnsville, 10 grandchildren, and 5 step grandchildren, in-law's Jim and Judy Jahnke, sister's-in-law Tracey (Stacy) Halverson, and Tammy (Ben) Henke.
Don was preceded in death by his daughter Kimberly Joy Hagedorn, father Don William Hagedorn, infant brother Robert Hagedorn, sister, Darla Petersen.