Mark A. Hackmann

HOUGHTON — Mark A. Hackmann, 60, a resident of Douglas House Apartments in Houghton, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Omega House where he had been a patient for the past month.

He was born on February 27, 1958, in Marquette, a son of the late Allan and Viola (Liimatta) Hackmann. Mark was raised in Chassell and attended the Chassell Schools.

Mark’s first job was at the age of 16 delivering commercial cleaning supplies for Chapelwood Products. He also worked with his mother in her ice cream shop, Vi’s Soft-serve and did maintenance for Best Western and Franklin Square Inn Hotel. He ended his career retiring from housekeeping at Portage Health Systems.

Surviving are his sisters, Lynn (Fred) Ruelle of Mukwonago, Wisconsin, Debra (Robert) Bartosh, of Bismarck, North Dakota, Patricia (Gregory) LaBeau, of Chassell and Pamela (Robert) Hiltunen of Twin Lakes; special cousin, more like a brother, Kevin Hackman of Iron Mountain; twelve nieces and nephews, eighteen grand nieces and nephews and numerous cousins.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Omega House for the compassionate, tender care they blessed Mark with.

Memorials may be made to the Omega House or Simple Kindness for Youth in memory of Mark.

A memorial service for Mark will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock with T..J Stauffer to officiate.

Friends may call on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. until time of services at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock.

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The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements.