Phylliss J. Hager, 88

Phylliss June (Hepner) Hager, age 88, formerly of Glencoe/Silver Lake, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Apple Valley.

She was born April 22, 1927, in Rich Valley Township, McLeod County, the daughter of Philip and Anna Hepner.

Phylliss and Duane H. Hager were joined in holy marriage June 23, 1948.

Phylliss enjoyed traveling the United States, as well as spending their retirement time in the north woods. She was an excellent cook, and also enjoyed reading.

She is survived by a son, Mark (Lynda) Hager of Bovey; a son-in-law, Jim Richter; eight grandchildren: Rachel, Andrew, Sarah, Jenna, Daniel, Erin, Matthew and Shane; four great-grandchildren: Lydia, Evan, Alice and Michael; a brother Arnie Hepner; two sisters: Elvera Hofmann and Doris Heil; and other relatives and friends.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Duane H. Hager; a son, Michael Hager; a daughter, Lynn Richter; and by her parents.

Visitation was Thursday, Dec. 10 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with Pastor Carol Chmielewski officiating at a prayer service at 7 p.m.

Interment was Friday, Dec. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Presbyterian Cemetery in Silver Lake.

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