Timothy Allen Hagensen, 53, of West Fargo, ND died on April 14, 2016. Tim was born to Waldo and Marjorie Hagensen on May 5, 1962 in Moorhead, MN. He was the youngest of four children. Tim grew up in the close knit community of Hendrum, MN. The Hagensen family moved to south Fargo in 1978, where he graduated from high school.
Tim met his sweetheart Tammy Dukleth when working together at the Moorhead Fryn’ Pan on Hwy 75. They were married on November 15, 1984, and later had 3 children: Jennifer, Samantha, and Tyler.
Tim was a gentle and kind person who loved music, guitar, basketball, pinochle, and playing with his son Tyler and 2 granddaughters. Tim would visit a local nursing home once a week with his family, to read Bible stories and play the guitar for residents. He was known for always having kind words, a happy smile, and an infectious laugh.
Tim spent over 20 years as a successful businessman in the Fargo-Moorhead restaurant industry. Tim and Tammy owned TnT’s Diner which was loved by many for its home-style cooking and family atmosphere.
Tim was an elder and active member of the Fargo South congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses where he served as the congregation secretary. He was also a representative of the Hospital Liaison Committee in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Tim loved spending his time teaching people about the Bible and it’s hope for the future. He was always ready to lend a helping hand and a listening ear to anyone in need.
Tim is survived by his wife, Tammy; three children, Jennifer Berndt (Joshua), Samantha Davidson (Teniah), and Tyler Hagensen; granddaughters Kaley and Kensi Berndt; father Waldo Hagensen; brother Wesley Hagensen; sisters Luanne Kundert and Shelley Navratil (Jim); five nephews, two nieces, four great nephews and two great nieces. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Hagensen.
Funeral arrangements are being cared for by Boulger Funeral Home of Fargo, ND. Memorial services and reception will be held on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the Avalon West Event Center at 4:00 P.M.