Eudoris (Turbenson) Hagen, 1941

Fall 2017 (August 31, 2017)

Eudoris (Turbenson) Hagen, age 95, of Alexandria, Minn., and formerly of Spring Valley, Minn., died April 13, 2017, at the Douglas County Medical Center in Alexandria.

She was born Aug. 30, 1921, in Spring Valley to Henry and Bertha (Johnson) Turbenson. She attended and graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1939 and went on to receive her teaching certificate from Luther College. She taught in Guttenberg, Iowa, for a number of years before going to work for the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. She was united in marriage to Kenneth Hagen on Aug. 30, 1945, at Bloomfield Lutheran Church. Together they lived in Spring Valley until moving to Kensington, Minn., in 1955 where they owned and operated a restaurant. While in Kensington, Eudoris taught special education and was the librarian. She also continued her education at St. Cloud State University. They returned to Spring Valley in 1984, where she lived until moving to Alexandria, Minn., last August. Eudoris enjoyed playing softball, playing cards and bowling, which she did until she was 95. While in Spring Valley, she was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and a circle member.

She is survived by her children: Bob (Elaine) Hagen of Minnetonka, Minn.; Becky (Lynn) Peterson of Kensington, Minn.; and Beth Grant of Enderlin, N.D.; six grandchildren: Brooks, Brian, Janelle, Stephanie, Michael and Jim; eight great-grandchildren and one sister, Ethel “Turby” (Harlan) Marchant of Spring Valley, Minn. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Kenneth on Jan. 1, 2009; one brother, Morrey Turbenson; and two sisters in infancy.

Funeral services for Eudoris V. Hagen were held April 22, 2017, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, with burial in the Bloomfield Cemetery.

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Eudoris (Turbenson) Hagen