Clayton ‘Buzz’ Hagen

June 17, 2014

By Contributor

Clayton Hagen, age 71, passed away, peacefully June 8, 2014, at Georgian House of Lakewood.

Buzz was born Aug. 23, 1942, at home, in Grand Forks, N.D. In 1950, the family moved to Seattle. He was in the Knights of the Alter at St. Joseph Catholic Church and was a very spiritual person.

Clayton ‘Buzz’ Hagen

Clayton ‘Buzz’ Hagen

He served 17 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Buzz served two tours of duty in Vietnam and received the Presidential Unit Citation and several other commendations.

Buzz has five sisters: Darleen Allen, Bonny Bunt, Vicky Cuvelier, Georgia Hagen (deceased) and Ann Maline. He also has numerous nieces and nephews.

He was a very comical person and very a loving man. We will miss him dearly. Semper Fi Forever in our Hearts.

A public urn committal will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent, on June 19 at 11 a.m.

Friends are invited to share memories, view photos and sign the family’s online guestbook at

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