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John Hackl

November 27, 1950 ~ February 28, 2022 (age 71)


SeaTac,WA-John Hackl, 71, died unexpectedly February 28, 2022 at his home.  He was born November 27, 1950 in St Paul, MN, the son of Edward J. and Jane L. (Wetterlin) Hackl.

John is survived by his wife, Marian, and their two beloved fur babies, Shelties: Dexter and Lexi.

He is survived by his family in Minnesota, siblings; Bobbi Jean Cook, Ruth (Joe) Roy, Dennis Hackl, Karen Bohler, his nieces and nephews; Michael (Suzy) Roy, Steven Roy, Tracy Roy, Jessica (Joe) Berg, Drew Bohler, Aaron Bohler, and Austin (Belle) Bohler, and great nieces and nephews; Asher Berg, Michi Berg, Sophia Roy and Scarlett Bohler.

John graduated from Mound High School, Mound MN Class of 1968. Following graduation, he served with the U.S. Army stationed in Germany. He married Marian and they settled in SeaTac WA; they celebrated 34 years together on 11/09/2021.

“Strangers are just friends I haven’t met yet”, said Will Rogers and John was living proof. Before becoming a pilot, he spent years as a long-haul trucker; never lonely as he made friends everywhere he traveled. Who else could call 411 (back in the day) then spend over an hour chatting with the operator like old friends!

John retired from Horizon Air in 2015 kept busy building and repairing computers for friends and family.

Marian is not planning to have a memorial service so lease let her know how you knew John and share your memories, anecdotes and any pictures you might have. 

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