Funeral Service for Chester Hasbargen, 89, of Wheaton, Minnesota will be held Friday, January 27, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Monson Township, Minnesota with Pastor Anthony Ahrendt officiating. Organist will be Darlene Beyer with special music provided by Dennis Johnson. Pallbearers will be Tony Hasbargen, Greg Hasbargen, Ron Hasbargen, Andy Hasbargen, Chris Hasbargen, Chad Hasbargen, Jerome Hasbargen, Brian Hasbargen and Darin Raguse. Interment will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the Merton Dale American Legion Post #80. Visitation will be held Friday, January 26th from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. with a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service at the Ranney-Bainbridge Funeral Home in Wheaton. Chester Alvin Hasbargen was born on May 10, 1922 in Menahga, Minnesota to Rudolf and Ida (Hempel) Hasbargen. He was baptized in 1922 and confirmed October 31, 1937 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Menahga. He entered the United States Army on November 29, 1944 and served until his honorable discharge on November 16, 1946. For his service he received the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Ribbon with a Bronze Battle Star, Philippine Liberation Ribbon with a Bronze Battle Star, Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Army of Occupation Medal. Chester returned to the area and was united in marriage to Lois Beyer on December 28, 1963. To this union three children were born; Sheila, Brad and Jackie. The couple farmed in Monson Township their entire lives. Chester also enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching western tv programs, and listening to country music. He and Lois were also avid followers of the Minnesota Twins. Chester last attended a Minnesota Twins game in 2005 receiving one of the game balls. Chester passed away January 23, 2012 at Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Chester is survived by his wife of 48 years, Lois, three children, Sheila (Jim) Langhans of Mound, Minnesota; Brad (Sheila) Hasbargen of Wheaton, Minnesota, and Jackie (Tom) Loeffert of Lake Park, Minnesota; five brothers, Wally (Becky) Hasbargen of Wheaton; Frederick (Karen) Hasbargen of Wheaton; Rudy (Kathy) Hasbargen of Fergus Falls, Minnesota; Roy (Marie) Hasbargen of Avon, Minnesota and Vern Hasbargen of Wheaton; sisters-in-law, Janet Hasbargen of Wheaton; Shirley Hasbargen of Wahpeton, North Dakota; and Ervina Hasbargen of White Bear Lake, Minnesota; one brother-in-law, Melvin Shuttoff of Willmar, Minnesota, six grandchildren, Melissa (Patrick) Jannette, Kayla Langhans, Jason Beyerink, Joshua Jorschumb, David Berneking, and Warren Hasbargen, and one great-grandson, Hunter Berneking. Chester was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, Alfred, Paul, Henry, Edward and Ernest Hasbargen; and two sisters, Inez Shuttoff and Ruth Minnie Hasbargen.