Alice J. 'Alie' Hager -- Kellogg
KELLOGG -- A funeral Mass for Alice J. "Alie" Hager will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Kellogg, with the Revs. Joseph LaPlante and Donald Lovas officiating. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery.
Mrs. Hager, 71, of Kellogg, died Sunday (July 20, 2003) at her home of complications of a stroke.
Alice J. Sharpe was born December 3, 1931, in Chatfield, moved to Kellogg with her family as a child and graduated from St. Felix High School in Wabasha. On Feb. 21, 1955, she married Arthur Hager at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Kellogg. He died March 10, 1996. She owned and operated Hager Canvas and Upholstery and had also been a receptionist for Experience Works in Wabasha. Mrs. Hager was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, its Council of Catholic Women and choir, Catholic Order of Women Foresters and the Kellogg and Wabasha American Legion auxiliaries. She was a member and secretary of Mississippi Valley Partners and a current member of the Kellogg City Council. She enjoyed quilting, antiquing, embroidering, gardening, writing and traveling.
Survivors include three sons, Ronald "Opie" of Kellogg, Norman (Anna) of Wabasha and Reynold (Kimberly) of Biloxi, Miss.; four daughters, Cher Hager of Rochester, Kathy (Steve) Gosse and Gayle Hager, both of Wabasha, and Karen Hager of Logan; 15 grandchildren; and a brother, Tony (Loretta) Sharpe of Northfield, Minn. Three sisters and a brother preceded her in death.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Abbott Funeral Home in Wabasha and an hour before the service Wednesday at the church. There will be a Council of Catholic Women rosary service at 4:30 p.m. and a prayer service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Mayo/St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, American Cancer Society or St. Agnes Catholic Church.