Kenneth Frank Hagan, 87, of Lexington, Nebraska, died Saturday, September 15th, 2012, at his home in Lexington.
Kenneth was born to Frank and Cora (Wilson) Hagan on May 19th, 1925, in Lexington, Nebraska. He lived and worked in Lexington his entire life. He was one of 25 children.
On November 13th, 1944, Kenny was drafted into the Army and served in Germany and France during WWII. He married the love of his life, Norma Brisco on December 9th, 1951. To this union one son, Steven, was born.
Kenny and Norma managed the White Island Café, he bartended at Joe's Bar and Tavern, and for 31 years worked at Lexington COOP, until his retirement. He was known for his smile and for being a fun and friendly guy who knew everyone.
Kenny enjoyed riding around the countryside checking on all the crops, gardening, shopping and most of all, spending time with his family. He was especially proud of his Irish heritage.
He is survived by his wife Norma, his son Steven (Rochelle) Hagan of Rochester Minnesota; his granddaughter, Amanda (Dain) Kavars of Muncie, Indiana; his grandson, Kent (Heidi Mueske) Hagan of Rochester, Minnesota; and great-grandchildren, Olivia and Emmalyn Kavars of Muncie, Indiana, and Gavin Hagan of Rochester, Minnesota.
He is also survived by his brothers, Bob (Janice) Hagan of Lexington, Nebraska; Clifford (Lois) Hagan of Bertrand, Nebraska; sisters, Verla (Roy) Whidby of Apple Valley, California; and Velma (Bill) Blythe of Brownwood, Texas; along with nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews.
Kenny was preceded in death by his parents; twenty siblings and other nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were Wednesday, September 19th, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Evangelical Free Church in Lexington with Pastor Duane Russell officiating.
Burial with Military Honors was in Greenwood Cemetery at Lexington.
Memorials are suggested to the Lexington Volunteer Fire Department or the Donor's Choice.
Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington was is in charge of arrangements.
Please forward online condolences to the family through: reynoldslovefuneralhome.com.