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Leland George Hagerty

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

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Funeral services for Mr. Leland George Hagerty, 82, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at Warner Chapel of Spencer. Rev. Michael Sharp, Rev. Deb Mechler and Rev. Dale Hodges will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park of Spencer. Military services will be conducted by Glen Pedersen Post 1 -- American Legion of Spencer, following the graveside services.

Leland passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2007, at St. Luke Lutheran Home of Spencer.

Casket bearers will be Darwin Tielbur, Ray Davis, Bruce Wunder, Terry Dandy, Dale Meyer and David Lynn.

Honorary bearers will be Jack Johnson, Marlin Foote, all American Legion members and all staff from St. Luke Lutheran Home.

Leland, the son of Roy Oscar and Rose Louise (Krug) Hagerty, was born March 21, 1925, in Spencer. His childhood years were spent in Spencer, where he received his education. Following his schooling, he entered the military and served with the U.S. Army during WWII. Following his honorable discharge from the Army, he moved back to Spencer until 1954, when he moved to Joliet, Ill.  While in Joliet, he worked for Fisher Body (General Motors) in Willow Springs, Ill. as a press operator for 30 years.

Lee married Phyllis Holderman on Nov. 14, 1964, in Dixon, Ill.  Following their marriage, they continued to live in Illinois, until they retired and moved back to Spencer in 1984. He was an active member of Glen Pedersen Post No. 1 of the American Legion in Spencer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Sally Jo; two brothers: Oscar and Kenneth; and a sister, Ruth.

Leland is survived by his wife, Phyllis of Spencer; a son, Michael Kenneth and his wife, Sheila of Spencer; a granddaughter; and his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Holderman of Spencer.

Memorials may be given to the Alzheimers Association, St. Luke Home in Spencer, Hospice of NW Iowa, or the charity of your choice.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.