Susan Hager

March 26, 1945-Feb. 10, 2020

Susan Hager, 74, Minot

died on Monday, Febru-

ary 10, 2020 in a Velva

care center following a

lengthy battle with

Alzheimer’s Disease.

Susan Lydia Hager was

born on March 26, 1945 in

Minot to Vernon and

Maren (Anderson) White.

She was raised and edu-

cated in Minot, graduated

from Minot High School

in 1963 and attended

Minot State College for

two years. As a young

adult she was employed

at Dakota Drug, which is

where she met Daniel


Susan married Daniel

Hager on June 21, 1969 at

Zion Lutheran Church,

Minot. They made their

home in Minot where she

was employed at Dakota

Drug and was a daycare

provider in her home. She

returned to the work force

after her children entered

school and she was em-

ployed at the First District

Health Unit as a recep-

tionist for over

twenty-five years. She re-

tired in 2007.

Dan died suddenly on

February 13, 2008. Susan

had continued to reside in

Minot where most recent-ly she was a resident of

Edgewood Vista.

Susan was a lifelong

member of Zion Lutheran

Church, Minot where she

was active in the ZLCW,

choir and Hannah Circle.

Susan especially enjoyed

bowling, reading, cross

stitching, doing crossword

puzzles, making pickles

and pies. She loved

spending time with her

grandchildren and playing

cards with her family.

Susan’s loving family

includes: her children:

Tammy (Scott) Meschke

of Dickinson and Holly

(Allen) Kersten of Max;

grandchildren: Matthew

and Hannah Meschke and

Colt, Wyatt, Danny and

Dusty Kersten; siblings:

Kay (Dale) Mattern and

Keith (Pat) White all of

Minot; brothers-in-law:

Dean (Dian) Hager and

Ray Vaughn both of India-

na; sister-in-law: Daniece

Oldfield, Indiana and

several nieces, nephews

and cousins.

Susan was preceded in

death by: her parents,

husband, and god-

daughter, Maren Beth.

Celebration of the Life

of Susan Hager: Thurs-

day, February 13, 2020 at

2:00 p.m. in Zion Luth-

eran Church, Minot.

Interment will be in

Sunset Memorial Gar-

dens, Minot.

Visitation: Wednesday

from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00

p.m. in Thomas Family

Funeral Home, Minot.

Memorials are preferred

to Zion Lutheran Church,

Dickinson Public School

Foundation or Ward

County 4-H.

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