FRANCIS "BARNEY" HAGEFrancis “Barney” Hage, 92, of Cloquet passed away on Monday, Dec. 3 at Interfaith Care Center in Carlton.
Francis “Barney” Hage, 92, of Cloquet passed away on Monday, Dec. 3 at Interfaith Care Center in Carlton.
Barney was born April 25, 1920 in Independence, Minn.
He graduated from Cotton High School. After graduating, he then joined the CCC’s. Nov. 20, 1942 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and after two years, he joined the Air Force to become a pilot. After his active duty he continued to serve in the Air Force reserve until he retired as a major.
Barney worked for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for 36 years at many different locations.
He was preceded in death by his mother Beatrice (O’Marrow); father Alfred Hage; three brothers Tracy, Harold, and Leeland; and two sisters Ione and Leatrice.
Barney is survived his wife of 71 years Edna; children Douglas Hage, Payton (Judy) Hage, Scott (Luanne) Hage, daughter Bonnie Douglas (Kevin); six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and sister Hope McKay.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 with a visitation at 1 p.m. in the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave Duluth, 624-5200.