Ed Hackett, 75, Lawrence, died Thursday, March 7, 2019, at LMH Health.
Funeral services for Ed Hackett will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with Fr. Jeff Ernst officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission, Texas, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.
He was born June 25, 1943, in Pomona, the son of Milton E. and Kathryn M. Plaschka Hackett. He graduated from Pomona High School in 1961. Ed worked for Hallmark Cards for 34 years, retiring in 1998. He also worked as a driver for Laird Noller Ford. In his free time, he enjoyed motorcycles and spending time with his grandkids.
He married Margie L. White on Dec. 21, 1979, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Steve Mock and wife, Maureen, Metairie, Louisiana; three sisters, Kay Wittman and husband, Merle, Lawrence; Beth Marsh and husband; David, Waverly; and Mary Whipple and husband; Larry, Eureka; a sister-in-law, Connie Lindell-Hackett, Lawrence; a brother-in-law, Richard Craig and wife, Betty, Tonganoxie; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Antone “Tony” Hackett.