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Sandra Gail Hagen

August 25, 1941 ~ February 9, 2019 (age 77)

Sandra Gail Hagen, 77 of Aitkin, died Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Rivers Edge Assisted Living in Aitkin.  She was born August 25, 1941 in San Diego, California to Carl Herman and Irene V. (O’Neil) Hanson.  She attended Cutler School and graduated from Aitkin High School.  Sandra  attended Brainerd Community College where she received her AA Degree. She worked in health care as a Nurses Aid.  She loved all animals and enjoyed gardening, puzzles, rock collecting, and anything to do with nature. 


She was preceded in death by her parents: Herman and Irene.

Son: Michael Orpin;

Grandsons: Zachary Hagen and Chase Orpen;

Sisters: Cathleen Smith, Michelle Cartie, and Wendy Humphreys;

Brother: Gregory Reynolds.


Sandra is survived by her 3 sons and daughter: Bryan (Linda) Hagen of Brainerd,

Mark Orpen of Duluth, Aaron (Tammy) Hagen of Aitkin; Lisa (Connie Mack) Robinson of Bonaire, Georgia;

Grandchildren: Sean Hagen; Chris, Shane, and Stephanie Orpen; Chelsi Wagner; Staci and Holli Orpin; Elizabeth Luciano; Amanda Robinson; Samantha, Dylan and Joseph Hagen;

Great-grandchildren: Hayden, Stella, and Landon Hagen; Kyson and Chloe Orpen; Tyce, Ezra, and Caspian Wagner; Cameron and Brooke Luciano;

Brother: Richard (Terri) Reynolds of Hoyt Lakes;

2 sisters: Pamela Reynolds of McKinley and Melanie (Bill) Etsell of Norman, OK.

Many other special relatives and friends.

The family would like to thank Rivers Edge for their compassionate care.


Funeral service will be 1:00P.M. – Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.  Chaplain Gary Brink will officiate.  Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Bennettville Cemetery, Hazelton Township, Aitkin County.  Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson funeral Home and Cremation Services in Aitkin.

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