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Betty Jane Hageman, 80, of Canton, MO died Sunday, August 1, 2021 at her home.  

She was born March 22, 1941 in Keokuk, IA the daughter of Willard and Stella Miller Krome. 

On June 11, 1958, Betty was united in marriage to Foriste Hageman in Carthage, IL.  

He survives.

Other survivors include one daughter, LeAnn Luko (Ron) of Fairbanks, AK, two sons, Dean Hageman of Wayland, MO and Thomas Hageman of Kinderhook, IL, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one sister, Bonnie Horner of Keokuk.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Rodney Krome.

Betty had been employed by Clark County Nursing Home and Lewis County Nursing.

She gifted in arts and crafts and made beautiful paintings and craft items for her family and friends to enjoy.  

Betty ran the craft barn at the Mule Festival in Kahoka for many years.

There will be no services.

The Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, IA is assisting the family with arrangements.

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