Oct. 29, 1936-Feb. 9, 2013
HARTVILLE – Funeral services for William E. “Bill” Hageman Sr., 76, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 at the First Baptist Church in Douglas with Pastor Tom Strock of the First Baptist Church of Lusk officiating.
Bill Hageman, a resident of Hartville and formerly of Douglas, died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland.
Bill was born Oct. 29, 1936 in Douglas, the son of Arthur Ernest and Mabel Doris (Sanford) Hageman. He was raised and educated in Douglas and graduated from the Douglas High School. He attended Casper College in Casper and served two years in the U.S. Army.
He worked for Mountain Bell Telephone Company for 20 years before entering his ranching career.
He first ranched in the Lingle area, and his next move was in 1988 to a ranch north of Hartville, where he was residing at the time of his death.
He was married to Judy Ann McIntosh on Oct. 11, 1965 in Belle Fourche, S.D.
Bill loved to tinker in his shop, doing mechanic work, all aspects of his ranch, going to ranch rodeos, baseball and watching his grandchildren play baseball.
Bill is survived by his wife, Judy, of Hartville; sons William (Shannon) Hageman Jr. and Daniel (Lisa Quick) Hageman of Hartville; siblings Lorraine (Richard) Broyles of Torrington, Art (Linda) Hageman, Joanne Herrod of Rohnert Park, Calif., Jim Hageman of Douglas and Doris (Dick) Rohrer of Evansville; brother-in-law Frank Burrell of Douglas; grandchildren Joseph, Victoria and Ned Hageman, all of Wheatland; and numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bill was preceded in death by his father, Arthur, on Jan. 21, 1974; his mother, Mabel, on Aug. 22, 1989; infant daughter, Leslie Hageman; and sister, Norma Burrell, on Oct. 27, 2011.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Bill’s Branding Crew.
A memorial to the American Legion Baseball Post #10, P.O. Box 1562, Wheatland, WY 82201 or to the Hartville Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box A, Hartville, WY 82215 would be appreciated by the family.
The Gorman Funeral Home-Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gormanfh.com.
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