August 31, 1934 ~ January 28, 2012
Clarence Stanley 'Stan' Hagge, 77, passed away Jan. 28, 2012. Survived by his wife of 50 years, Susan Hagge; children, Marcus (Robert Demicell) Hagge-Giannella of Las Vegas, Nev. and Marla (Robbie Fox) Shay of Pueblo; grandchildren, Liberty Suzanne Shay and Lawson James Shay, both of Pueblo; sister-in-law, Blanka Hagge of Ogden, Utah; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Ruth Sherner and Clarence Stanley Hagge, Sr.; brother, James Hagge; sister, JoAnn Sparrow; father- and mother-in-law, John and Ileen DeLeo; and aunt, Thelma (Alex) Renwick.
Stan was born Aug. 31, 1934, in Stanley, N.D. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He retired from D&RGW as a conductor after 20 years of service. After retirement, Stan owned and operated Giannella Gifts along with his wife and children. He later was a river boat captain at the Riverwalk and a gallery guard at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center. Member of Ascension Episcopal Church, BPO Elks #808 of Salida, Steel City Eagles #3367 and American Legion Post #2 of Pueblo.
There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, Ascension Episcopal Church, 18th and Grand Ave., with the Reverend Dr. Vaughan McTernan and Deacon Ken Butcher officiating. A private interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Salida. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com