Mass of Christian Burial for Joan Hagedorn age 85 of West Point, NE will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Fr. Steve Emanuel as celebrant. Interment will be at St. Michael's Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Nielsen Community Center. Visitation will be on Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, with a Christian Mother's/Catholic Daughters Rosary at 1:00 p.m., a V.F.W. Auxiliary #4912 Service at 4:00 p.m. followed by a Vigil Service. Visitation will continue on Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Memorials may be directed to the GACC Endowment.
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Joan passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020 at St. Joseph's Hillside Villa in West Point, NE.
Joan Mary Hagedorn was born on March 14, 1934 in West Point, NE to Joseph and Gertrude (Kreikemeier) Diekemper. She attended Guardian Angels School in West Point, graduating in 1952.
On August 3, 1955, she was united in marriage to Edmund Hagedorn at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point, NE. Joan worked at the IGA Grocery Store, was a nurse’s aide at St. Francis Memorial Hospital, worked at St. Joseph’s Retirement Community, and babysat in her home for 40 years.
Joan was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Guild, Christian Mother’s, Catholic Daughters, and VFW Auxiliary Post #4912, where she had served as president and held other offices. She enjoyed playing cards at the Sunshine Senior Center, sewing, baking, traveling to see family and friends, spending time with her family, and attending her grandchildren’s activities.
Children and their families-
Jan and Michael Auten of Lincoln, NE and family-
Douglas and Michella Auten and childen-Broklyn, Emily, Riley & Jaelyn; and Matt Auten
Dorothy Knight of Norfolk, NE
Mark and Loretta Hagedorn of West Point, NE and family-
Bobbi and Derek Kreikemeier and children-Grant & Reece;
Sara and Jeff Bradfield and children-Kinley, Katelyn, Kennedy & Jace;
Eric Hagedorn and fiancée Katie Funk; and Jordan and Cotey Hanson and daughter-Harper
Diane and John Rasmussen of West Point, NE
Jerry Hagedorn of Wayne, NE and family-
Jessica and Jeff Schuemann and son-Wyatt; Jared Hagedorn; and Jonny Hagedorn
Dan and Lana Hagedorn of West Point, NE and family-
Joshua Hagedorn; Stephanie Hagedorn; Melissa Hagedorn; and Luke Hagedorn
Donna and Kevin Kort of Blue Hill, NE and family-
Jeremy Kort; Hailey Kort; and Madison Kort
Sister- Roberta Hagedorn of West Point, NE
Brother- Leo and Joey Diekemper of West Point, NE
Sisters-in-law- Pat Diekemper of Wichita, KS
Marjorie Hagedorn of West Point, NE
Joan was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Edmund on 1/30/2019, son-David in 3/1978, brother-Joe B. Diekemper, 3 brothers in infancy-Alfred and a set of twins, and a son-in-law-Russ Knight.