How Verne Gagne Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Verne Gagne reached the impressive age of 89 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous wrestler.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Professional for 32 years, he was a 16-time World Heavyweight Champion.

He was selected in the 1947 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears, but, when forced to choose between football and wrestling, opted for the latter.

He was inducted into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2004.

How did Verne Gagne die?

Verne Gagne's death was caused by Alzheimer's Disease.

Verne Gagne, one of professional wrestling’s most celebrated performers and promoters, died April 27 at his daughter’s home in the Twin Cities area. He was 89. The cause was Alzheimer’s disease, said Gene Okerlund, a pro wrestling announcer who was inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame with Mr.

Information about the death of Verne Gagne
Cause of deathAlzheimer's Disease
Age of death89 years
BirthdayFebruary 26, 1926
Death dateApril 27, 2015
Place of deathBloomington, Minnesota, United States
Place of burialN/A