Stanley “Stan” Gagen, age 70, of Warsaw, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 7:54 p.m. in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Stan was born Aug. 6, 1949, in Southbridge, Mass., to John and Mary Yesket Gagen.

Stan was raised in Cherry Valley, Mass. In 2014, he moved to Northwood, Ohio, and then onto Warsaw. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Stan worked as a machinist for many companies. He was a member of the American Legion Pierceton Post #258 and VFW Post #1126.  He was a participant in the American Legion Honor Guard in Massachusetts.

Stanley  is survived by daughter, Cheryl Gagen, of Nashua, N.H.; granddaughter, Caitlyn Burns, of Nashua, N.H.; brothers, John Gagen, of Warsaw; Richard (Pamela) Gagen, of Northwood, Ohio; nieces, Lori Mummert, of Amboy; Sarah Donley, of Tecumseh, Mich.; nephews, Keith Gagen, of Northwood, Ohio; Jeremy Gagen, of Oregon, Ohio; three great-nephews; and three great-nieces.

A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 29 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. At noon, military honors will be provided by The American Legion Pierceton Post# 258 and VFW Post #1126 at the funeral chapel. Burial will be private.


Memorials to American Legion Pierceton Post 258, 104 N. First St. Pierceton, IN 46562; or VFW Post #1126, 1350 W. Center St., Warsaw, IN 46580.

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