Ed Hackett

Funeral services for Ed Hackett, 75, Lawrence, will be at 1 pm Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with Fr. Jeff Ernst officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Ed died Thursday, March 7, 2019, at LMH Health.

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, La.; 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.

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, Tex., in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Tracy Rose...

Margie and family, I am so sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. I am glad you have had many adventures and memories made to help bring you strength. God Bless.

From Linda Hall...

Margie & Family,
I am so sorry to hear about Ed. He was a man that enjoyed life & it was fun knowing him. I’m sorry for your loss.

From Tammy Spray...

Margie, I’m so deeply sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. He was a really nice guy & always nice to talk to. My thoughts are with you & his family that he loved so much.

From Linda Jones...

Margie, so sorry for your loss. Ed was such a great guy. He will not be forgotten.

From Sean & Kayla...

Remembering Ed’s wonderful and gentle soul will forever remain in our hearts. May he rest in peace! Our most heartfelt condolences.

From Gary Griffin...

Margie we’re so sorry to hear the news our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Gary and Cindy Griffin

From Larry Miskimen...

I’ll never forget the days we drove together, talking and laughing enjoying our time. Ed will not be forgotten. RIP my friend

From Gary and Julie Crowe...

Margie
We are so very sorry for your loss. I hope you find comfort in the fact that so many people loved Ed (and you) and you are being held up in many prayers. If you need anything, let us know. Keeping you close in thought and prayer.

From Jeremy and Kaci Haney...

Ed was one of the “good” ones. From working with him at Laird Noller to drinking a couple of cold ones at the lake. Ed you will be missed!

From Lorne Slan...

I’m Sure Ed and My Daddy Jim Slan Sr. Are having a Good Time , catching up in Heaven 😇😇Gonna Miss ya Uncle Ed ! RIP

From Mary Moore...

Margie, Kay, and families,
So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Enjoyed my time working with Ed.

From Frank & Sharon Molby...

Margie & Steve
Prayers and condolences to you and your family. From Hallmark to Chadwick, Ed did it right. He will be fondly missed by all who loved and knew him. RIP Ed.

From John Renick...

So sorry to hear of Ed’s passing. Got to know Ed working at Clinton Lake. Our prayers are with the family.

From Raymond & Judy Stone...

Kay & Merle,

Sorry for your loss.

From Kathy Houchin...

May his rest be peaceful! God Bless!

From Judy and Jerry Holland...

So sorry Margie, Kay and family for your loss. Ed was a great guy!!!

From Nichole Doonan...

I’m so happy that Ed and Margie became part of my family. He will be missed every day 💚
RIP ED

From Mary Jane Church...

So sorry for your loss.

From Dave Affalter , Lawrence...

Margie & the rest of your Family, So sorry to hear about Ed…
Dave Affalter , ( Hallmark Retired )…

From Mary LeGer...

Hate to hear of Ed’s passing. Thoughts & prayers to you during this emotional time. If we can do anything, please call.
Bob & Mary LeGer & Tom Meier

From RON E McCrary...

So sorry for your loss. Really enjoyed working and spending time with Ed. The good old days!

From Steve & Sharon Hull...

Dear Margie and family So sorry for your loss. Loved the time we spent together

From Ella Massa...

My God hold you in his arms and give you strength.

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