Lee Harold Hage

Hage, Lee Harold Age 69, of Plainfield, IL, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at the Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He was born on March 23, 1944 in Aurora, IL, the son of Harold G. and Marian N. (Maier) Hage. Lee was a 1962 graduate of Yorkville High School. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served his country proudly as a member of the Military Police in Vietnam. Lee was united in marriage on June 29, 1968 in Aurora, IL, to the former Suzann K. Johnson, and they would have celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary this month. He was a lifelong member of the Cross Lutheran Church in Yorkville, Illinois. Lee had been employed as a dedicated Inspector for NICOR Gas Company in Aurora, IL, until his retirement in 2005. He was born and raised on a farm and had a passion for farming throughout his life. After his retirement, Lee went back to his roots working for Stewart Farms in Yorkville, Illinois. Love of the land ran in Lee's veins and he will be dearly missed by his Stewart Farm Family and all who knew him. He is survived by his loving wife, Suzann Hage, of Plainfield, IL; his daughter and son-in-law, Leah and Jim Freuler, of Brown Deer, WI, and their sons, Jacob, Alex, and Eric; and his son, Kyle Hage, of Sandwich, IL; his sisters, Ardis Kueteman, Myrna Hage, and Phyllis (Greg) Peck; his sister-in-law, Mary (Richard) Williams; his brother-in-law, John (Karla) Johnson; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his father and mother-in-law, John and Mary Johnson. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the Cross Lutheran Church, 8609 Route 47, Yorkville, IL, with Pastor Erik Gauss officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Cross Lutheran Cemetery, Yorkville, Illinois. Serving as pallbearers will be his three grandsons, Jacob, Alex and Eric Freuler, as well as Jerry Johnson, Richard Williams and Dave Munson. Friends may visit from 1:00 pm until the Hour of Service on Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the Cross Lutheran Church in Yorkville, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Lee's name may be directed to the Open Door Rehabilitation Center, 405 S. Wells St., Sandwich, IL 60548, or to the Cross Lutheran Church, 8609 Rt. 47, Yorkville, IL 60560. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, (630)553-7611, or www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com.

Funeral Home

Larson-Nelson Funeral Home
410 E. Countryside Parkway Yorkville, IL 60560

Published in Beacon News on June 14, 2013