Ernest Dea Hagner passed away peacefully on November 8, 2021. Ernie was born May 30, 1928, in Wichita, Kansas, to Arthur and Clara Hagner.
He enjoyed volunteering at the temples, spending most of his time at the Payson Mormon Temple and Spanish Fork Mormon Temple. He enjoyed reading and had a passion for wood working crafts.
A Korean War veteran, he served with honor in the Armed Services and was very passionate about his time in service.
His careers consisted of building airplanes at Boeing and working on missiles at Lockheed. He also was a carpenter for a few years, and he was also a handy mechanic.
Ernie is survived by his wife Jane, daughters, Coretta, Brenda, Kathy, son, Kenton, eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. From Jane’s side; three daughters Rebeccah, Racheal, and Ruth and five sons, Caleb, Joshua, Jacob, Luke, and Ephraim and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A special thank you to Ann, the Hospice Nurse and the staff at the Payson Hospital for all the special loving care shown to Ernie and his family through this most trying time.
A viewing in his honor will be held Friday, November 12, 2021, from 11am to 12pm at Walker Mortuary, 187 South Main, Spanish Fork, Utah.