BLOOMINGTON — Brody E. Hageman, 14, of Bloomington passed away at 11:48 a.m. Wednesday (April 4, 2012) at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Children’s Hospital, Peoria.
The funeral for Brody will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First Assembly of God Church, Normal. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service. Quiram Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family has established a memorial fund at US Bank for a community memorial project to be built in Brody’s memory.
Brody Everett Hageman was born on Dec. 14, 1997, in Normal, the son of Todd Eric and Christine E. Schneider Hageman.
Surviving are his father, Todd (Heather) Hageman; his mother, Christine (Wesley) Hageman/Slough; his siblings, Foster E. Hageman, Nathan E. Hageman, Jonas E. Hageman, Kaeley N. Slough, Victoria C. Slough, Cameron A. Hageman and Grant S. Hageman, all of Bloomington; his maternal grandmother, Ingrid Bundschuh, North Carolina; paternal grandmother, Shirley Hageman, Algonquin; and paternal grandfather, Robert Hageman, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his maternal stepgrandfather, Frank Bundschuh.
Brody attended Bloomington Junior High School, where he was a friend of many. He was a member of the Cross Country Team, Trampoline Team and AMMA mixed martial arts. He attended St. Patrick Church of Merna, volunteering in the nursery and Vacation Bible School programs. He also attended Eastview Christian Church. He spent a lot of time with friends, enjoyed writing poetry, lyrics, listening to music along with playing his guitar. He also enjoyed making short films with friends and being active outdoors.