Robert E. O’Hagan
Robert E. O’Hagan, 98, of
Fond du Lac, died on Sunday, December 22, 2019, at Hospice Home of Hope.
He was born on July 20, 1921,
in Chicago, Illinois, a son of Charles P. and Abigail W. McDole O’Hagan.
Robert served with the United
States Army Air Corps as a 1st Lt. Navigator from 1943-1946,
stationed in the Asian Theatre CBI (China, Burma, India).
He was a graduate of
Marquette University, College of Engineering, Class of 1947. He was a member of Engineering Knights of
Marquette, Triangle Fraternity, “M” Club (football). Robert earned his masters degree in
Industrial Technology from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. He was
employed in industry for 20 plus years, before getting into education. He was an educator at Southern Illinois
University at Carbondale, Illinois.
In August 1943, he married
Lillian J. Kellner. On March 5, 1977, he
married Flora M. Toms Gebhardt. They
enjoyed traveling and pursuing their family roots and often went to Ireland and
Robert was a member of
Covenant United Methodist Church, Fond du Lac.
He is survived by his wife, Flora “Tommi”; 16 children: Mavourneen “Mickey” Sinor of Oklahoma, Brigid
O’Hagan of Oregon, Michael (Kathy) O’Hagan of Hartford, WI, Terrance O’Hagan of
California, Timothy O’Hagan of California, Margaret “Pegi” O’Hagan (Lani
Anderson) of North Carolina, Kerry (Ray Kaziukewicz) O’Hagan of Colorado, Kevin
(Adrianne) O’Hagan of New York, Noreen (Curt) Jossart of Ringle, WI, Maura
(Richard) Daniels of Colorado, Brian (Jane) O’Hagan of Appleton, WI, Sighle Mleziva
of North Carolina, Sean (Norine) O’Hagan of Milwaukee, WI, Deirdre Safikhani of
Maryland, Rory O’Hagan of North Carolina, and Kieran O’Hagan of Florida; 36
grandchildren; 30+ great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two
stepsons: Dean Gebhardt, and Jim
(Deborah) Gebhardt; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by
his parents; a daughter, Kelly E. O’Hagan; three brothers: Frank (Florence), Harry, Charles (Bernice);
two infant sisters: Alice and Helen; two
grandsons: Brandon Jossart, and Ryan
Matthew Sinor; and a great-granddaughter, Hailie Eileen Hembrook.
VISITATION: Friends may call
on Friday, December 27, 2019 from 9:30 – 11:30 AM at Covenant United Methodist
Church, 20 North Marr Street, Fond du Lac.
FUNERAL: Funeral services
will be held on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:30 AM, at Covenant United
Methodist Church, with Rev. Joel Deaner-Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery,
In lieu of flowers, the
family prefers memorials be directed to a charity of your choice, HOPE
Community, Inc., or the American Cancer Society.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420