Lawrence “Larry” Hageland, age 91, US Marine Corps, WWII Veteran, of Elmhurst , died June 10 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be held Friday, June 13 from 3 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St. Lombard.
Mr. Hageland will be lying-in-state Saturday from 10AM until time of service at 11AM at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard.
Interment will be Saturday at Chapel Hill Gardens West.
Mr. Hageland is survived by his wife, Annette nee Wingard; two sons, Richard of Texas and David (Roberta) of Elliott, IL. and a daughter, Susan (Terry) Cessna of Mokena, IL brother-in-law of Charles (Darlene) Wingard of Lombard and Betty Moody of Downers Grove; uncle of CharLes (Jacqueline) Wingard of Lombard, Janice (Patrick) Cowley of Orland Park, IL , Lorelei Bothum of N. D., Barry of Alaska, Michael of Alaska and Curtis Hageland of Washington and Caroline Hageland of Alaska; grandfather of eight and great-grandfather of eight.
Mr. Hageland is preceded in death by his parents, Hans and Karoline Hageland and four brothers, Oscar, Elmer, Bernard and Harding.
He served with the U. S. Marines during WW II with the 2nd Division during the Invasion and Battle of Okinawa, Occupation of Japan and in the Pacific. He was a current resident of Elmhurst and was formerly of Winfield, Wooddale, Elmhurst and Lombard. He grew up in Minnesota and graduated in 1941 from High School there. He started Tree Towns Blue Print Service now Tree Towns Reprographics Inc. in 1955. The business is still in Elmhurst. He was a Life Member of the DuPage Marine Corp. League in DuPage County and also a longtime member of the Chamber of Commerce in Elmhurst. He was active and former President of Chicago Blueprint Club. He was also a member of IRGA, NCRA, CRA and REPROMAX. He was a former member of the Long Range Planning Committee at St. John’s, former Financial Secretary at St. John’s and a former member of St. John’s A Dart Team. He was a member of River Forest Country Club.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church Debt Reduction, 215 S. Lincoln, Lombard, appreciated.
Arrangements were made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St. Lombard