Luella Clara Ehmke Hagge

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 3, 2009

Luella Clara Beata Ehmke Hagge, 82, of Woodstock, Ill. died.

Luella was proud to be one of Minnesota’s first female school bus drivers and professional truck drivers. She and her husband owned several businesses and she worked at Woodstock Die Casting.

She enjoyed many outdoor activities including, cross country skiing and white water rafting.

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Luella was the former wife of the late Trafford (Tray) Charles Hagge, devoted mother of Lanna Caroll Hagge, Trafford Charles Hagge II, Debra Lou (Bill) Meznarsic, Cheryl Lee Hagge and David Ryan Hagge.

She was the cherished sister of Martin (Lucille) Ehmke, Lucille (Nels) Peterson and the late Maynard (Marjorie) Ehmke, Loretta (Herman) Pater, Melvin (Rose) Ehmke; and sister-in law of the late Viola Ehmke.

She was the proud grandmother of Dr. Aaron Hagge-Greenberg and Tara Greenberg; great-grandmother of Maxwell Ryan Greenberg; aunt and great-aunt of many.

Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 4 at the Northlake Funeral Home, 140 E. North Ave., Northlake, Ill. There will be a private interment.