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Agnes M. (Nedved) Hagen

Agnes Marie (Nedved) Hagen, 91, of Cedar Rapids and formerly of Solon, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Memorial Mass was held Saturday, Jan. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Visitation was Friday, Jan. 15, at Brosh Chapel in Solon.
Agnes was born Sept. 6, 1924, near Garner to John F. and Mary A. (Formanek) Nedved. She graduated from Garner High School in 1943. After graduation, she worked as a telephone operator for over five years in Garner. Agnes was united in marriage to Charles Fernald Hagen on Oct. 17, 1951, in Garner. She owned and operated Lakeland Lunch near Lake Macbride for 13 years, worked at the Solon Hardware Store, So-Fro Fabrics, Solon schools and the Solon Nursing Care Center, where she retired after 23 years in 2006. In 2007, she sold her Solon home and moved to Cedar Rapids. She loved baking, sewing, embroidery, reading and spending time with her family, especially grandkids and great-grandkids. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church- Solon, St. Ludmila’s Catholic Church- Cedar Rapids, St. Anne’s Circle and the Order of Catholic Foresters.
Agnes is survived by her children Pam (Lon) Spengler of New Liberty, Patricia (Joe) Strickland of Marion, Paulette (Bo) Yotty of Kalona, Perry and Paul Hagen of Cedar Rapids and Peggy (Joe) Baughman of Waukee; grandchildren Kelli Spengler, Kristin (Jason) Dyer, Kaylon (Danielle) Spengler, Corey (Leah) Strickland, Katie (Aaron) Runge, Kyle Strickland (Ann Marie Woods), Ashley Yotty (Justin Comer), Jacob Yotty, Amber Baughman and Maia Denge-Hagen; great-grandchildren Ava Strickland, Nolan and Lilah Runge, Jensen Dyer, Evan and Elin Strickland, Scarlett and Savannah Spengler; her three sisters Marie Schoenwetter, Blanche Rasmussen, Mildred (Bill) Schmidt; and her brother Eugene (Sheila) Nedved.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles, sister Regina Alborn, an infant brother, nephew Danny Alborn, brother-in-laws Wayne Schoenwetter and Forrest Rasmussen, her nephews Charles Schoenwetter, Billy Schoenwetter and Franklin Rasmussen.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Mercy in her name.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.