Floyd Hagen, 90, died at 4:34 a.m., Monday, August 15, 2011 at Jersey Community Hospital in Jerseyville.He was born at the home of his grandparents in Otterville on June 2, 1921, one of two sons born to the late John K. & Opal L. (Spangle) Hagen.Floyd was raised on the family farm and was engaged in farming his entire life. He lived and breathed farming and could easily join a conversation that included tractors or horses.He married the former Irene "Tootie" Wisdom on Nov. 16, 1954 in Edwardsville, and they have shared nearly 57 years together.Surviving are his wife; sisters in law, Kathleen Wisdom of Godfrey, Vivian Westhoff of Bethalto, and Lois, and her husband, Floyd Summers of Alton; numerous nieces and nephews, including a special niece and her husband, Jeane & Paul Steinkuehler of Kemper; along with numerous great nieces and nephews.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, John William Hagen.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville, where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday. Roger Mourning will officiate.Burial will be in the Noble Cemetery in Otterville.Memorials may be given to the Willow Rose Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Pavillion Fund.
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