Janesville - Justin James Hager, age 38, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2012 following an extended illness. He was born January 24, 1974 in Janesville, WI to Jim and Kathleen (Balas) Hager. Justin attended school in Janesville playing hockey for the Janesville J-Hawks before graduating from Parker High School in 1992. Justin earned his Political Science Degree from University of Wisconsin –Rock County. He also earned a Computer Science Degree from Blackhawk Technical College. Justin loved listening to talk radio, in particular the Ed Schultz Show. Justin was an avid Green Bay Packer and Milwaukee Brewers fan. Most of all Justin loved spending time with his family, especially his nephew Ryan.
Justin is survived by his parents, two brothers, John Hager, of Beloit, WI; Jason (Sherri) Hager of Janesville, WI; one sister Samantha Hager, of Janesville, WI; Maternal grandmother Doris Balas, of Janesville, WI; one special nephew Ryan, at home in Janesville, WI; his loyal dog Dexter and many aunts, uncles and other friends and relatives.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 P.M., Monday, August 13, 2012 at All Faiths Funeral Chapel 1618 E. Racine St. Janesville. A visitation will be held from 1:00 until the time of service, Monday at the funeral home. A memorial fund is being established in memory of Justin. Online Condolences at www.866allfaiths.com