Jonathan Richard Hagestuen, 45, Gaston, South Carolina formerly of Mandan, North Dakota, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, surrounded by his friends.
Funeral services will be held at First Lutheran Church, Mandan, ND at 11 AM, Saturday, June 8, 2013. Burial will be at the Heart River Cemetery southwest of Mandan.
Jonathan was born December 28, 1967 in Fargo, ND. He graduated from Mandan High School in 1986 and Concordia College in 1990 with a degree in Economics. Despite serious health issues Jon managed to work in various jobs over the years, always in areas related to caring for others. He had a strong Christian faith and truly strove to serve “the least of these.”
Jon lived his life to the fullest! He loved motorcycles, scuba diving, gardening, animals, and most of all people. He was active in Lion’s Club and Scouting. He loved to visit with anyone and everyone!
He is survived by his parents Richard and Vernie Hagestuen, Bismarck and Don and Karin (Noren) DeLorme, Chaska, MN; two sisters Dawn (Robert) Fix, Mandan, ND, Kirsten (Oak) Reile of Fargo, ND; four brothers, Johan (Samantha) Hoff, Thornton, PA, Erick Hoff, Ellsworth, WI, Michael Delorme, Sweet Home, OR, Danniel (Trisha) DeLorme, Big Sandy, TX; five sisters, Rebecca (DeLorme) Rogers, Belgium, Kristin Hoff, New Brighton, MN, Rachel DeLorme, Minneapolis, MN, Marthah DeLorme, CO, Deborah ( Mike) Kelly, MO; four nephews, Brian (Katie Linstad) Fix, Fargo, Samuel (Jessica) Reile, Grand Forks, Benjamin (Desiree) Reile, Bemidji MN, Jed (Courtney) Reile, Medora, ND. Three nieces; Beth (Tony) Anderson, Colfax, ND, Megan Fix, Renton, WA, Grace Reile, Alexandria, MN and many grand nephews and nieces. He was attended to at his death by his special earthly angels Jimmy and Janet Jeffers, Gaston, SC.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, two infant siblings and many other relatives.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the Ruth Meiers House