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Hazel F. Hagedorn

November 24, 2018

Burial Date: November 30, 2018

Erlanger Christian Church 27 Graves Ave. Erlanger, KY 41018 Nov. 30, 7 p.m.

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Hazel Faye Riddle Hagedorn, 88, of Elsmere, KY, passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Villa Spring Care Center. Hazel was born on February 8, 1930 to the late John Joseph Ruppe and Vada Ruppe (nee Summers). During her life, Hazel worked for 35 years at Woolworth and was an active member of Erlanger Christian Church. At Erlanger Christian, she served as a deacon and was past president of the Christian Women’s Fellowship. She was also an active member of the Bellevue High School Boosters Association. Hazel was preceded in death by her husband Henry Hagedorn, sisters Mary Emma Nelson and Georgia Louise Miles, and brothers Kenneth Ruppe, William Quentin Ruppe, and Isaac Ruppe. She is survived by her daughters Portia Riddle Leftin (Jay), Brenda Carol Hamilton (Scott) and Karen Darlene Riddle, son James Calvin Riddle (Connie), grandchildren Jeff Leftin, Joe Leftin, Stacey Cammack, and Adrienne Wolfe, and great grandchildren Ketcham Wolfe, Pearl Wolfe, Alysha Helmer, Haile Sheppard, Ava Cammack, Gus Cammack, Abraham Cammack, and Josephine Cammack. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 4pm until 7pm at Erlanger Christian Church. The funeral service will immediately follow the visitation and begin at 7pm. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions can be sent to Erlanger Christian Church 27 Graves Ave. Erlanger, KY 41018.