Judy (Judith) Fay Hagan died peacefully surrounded by loving family Sunday, January 21, 2018 at Our House Senior Living in Austin, MN
Judy Fay Hagan (Hamilton) was born March 27, 1944 in Missouri, the daughter of Clarence and Almina Hamilton (Houk). She grew up in Missouri and attended school Ridgeway, MO. After graduation in 1962 she married her true love on July 21, 1962 in Eagleville, Missouri. Judy had many different jobs over the years. The most important to her was that of a mother and a grandmother. Judy also worked at Mayo Clinic for 10 years. Over the years she learned to drive semi with her true love. After she quit the Mayo Clinic she drove semi over the road with her true love Gary Lee Hagan. They spent many year's over the road together. She was a member of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. Judy enjoyed gardening, gospel music, church, reading, cooking, camping, skiing, boating, swimming, fishing, arts and crafts, she loved telling stories about her and dad's life over the road, and when they were younger. She loved scratching lottery tickets even more than "CANDY" aka "CHOCOLATE". she loved their Schnauzers "Babe" and "Dutches". She enjoyed being with her family, friends, laughing, joking playing cards and other games, along with doing puzzles of any kind.
Judy is survived by her children Vicky (Tom) Hamersma, Janell (Mike) Arnt, and Ruth Ann Hunecke (fiancé W.E Chambers Jr. "Wink"); siblings: Anna Mae Barrows, Hellen (Conrad) Boswell, Darryl Wayne Hamilton, Joyce (Gail) Richardson; 7 unofficial adopted daughters who called her Mom, Deann, Jodi, Rose, Colleen, Sherry, Jill, Becky; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and a host of friends.
Judy (Judith) was preceded in death by her husband Gary L. Hagan Sr., her son Gary L. Hagan Jr., her parents, an older brother James Earl Hamilton, brother-in-law, Donald Barrows, and Charles Thomas Hagan.
A Celebration of Life will take place from 1:00 to 3:30 pm, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the South Park in Spring Valley, MN. Burial for Judy and Gary Hagan will follow afterwards in the Spring Valley Cemetery at 4pm.