203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Apprentice Seaman Harry Henry Hagemann

Apprentice Seaman Harry Henry Hagemann was born on January 25, 1900 in Black Hawk County, IA and died December 15, 1970 in Waverly, IA.

Harry Henry Hagemann entered the Naval Reserve Force on October 1, 1918, in Ames, IA, served during the World War I era and reached the rank of Apprentice Seaman before being discharged on December 20, 1918 in Ames, IA.

Harry Henry Hagemann is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at 42° 42.960' N 092° 28.396' W


Services to Be Friday For Harry H. Hagemann, 70

Funeral service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. for Harry H. Hagemann, 70, prominent Waverly attorney who died suddenly Tuesday morning at his home of an apparent heart attack.

Services will be held at Neumann Chapel Auditorium, Wartburg College. Officiating will be Rev. Harlan Blockhus, Dr. Jown W. Bachman and Dr. Herman W. Siefkes. Burial will be in Harlington Cemetery.

Mr. Hagemann was born January 25, 1900, in Black Hawk county, son of Herman C. and Emma (Paul) Hagemann. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War I.

After the war he attended Iowa State Teachers College, Cedar Falls, in 1920-21, then the State University of Iowa, Iowa City, in 1922. He received his LL.B. degree at Georgetown University in 1926 and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Wartburg College in 1959.

On April 28, 1933, he was married to Shirley Kilpatrick in Dubuque. The couple has one daughter, Judith, now Mrs. Richard Ela, Jr., of Madison, Wis.

Mr. Hagemann was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar Association and to the Supreme Court of Iowa Bar in 1926. He became associated with the law firm of Hagemann and Hagemann of which he was senior partner at the time of his death.

In 1928 he was elected Bremer County Attorney and served in that post until 1932. In 1943 he was retained by Lutheran Mutual Life Insurance company of Waverly as legal counselor. He became general counsel in 1946 and served as vice-president of the company from 1961 to 1965.

Mr. Hagemann was a member of the Iowa Board of Regents from 1951 to 1963, serving as president of that body from 1957 to 1963. In 1965 he became a member of the Wartburg Board of Regents, served as its chairman from 1967 to 1970 and was serving as an ex-officio member when he died.

He was a member of the American, Iowa and Bremer County Bar Associations, was chairman of the board of directors of the American Savings Bank, Tripoli, vice-president and director of the Denver Savings Bank and vice-president and director of the State Bank of Waverly.

Mr. Hagemann was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Waverly. Active in local community and civic affairs, he was a member of the Elks Club, served as president of the Waverly Rotary Club and the Waverly Chamber of Commerce, was a trustee of the Rohlf Memorial Foundation and the Waverly Community Foundation.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; daughter Judy; one brother, George of Laguna Hills, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Asger Ravn, South Laguna, Calif., and Mrs. Charles Smith, Redondo Beach, Calif.; one granddaughter, Ann and one grandson, Daniel.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family requests that memorials be directed to Wartburg College or to Redeemer Lutheran Church.

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Release Date: December 15, 2033.