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Vann E. Hackler

September 1, 1925 ~ July 13, 2020 (age 94)

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Vann Hackler, 94, of Toledo, Ohio passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center.  He was born on September 1, 1925 in Campbell County, Tennessee to Charles and Tressie Hackler.  Vann served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII.  He married his wife, Anna on October 14, 1943.  Vann worked as an engineer for B & O Railroad, retiring from CSX in 1986, after 35 years of service.  He was a member of the East Toledo Baptist Church and a member of the Mason’s.

Vann is survived by his loving wife of 76 years, Anna; daughter, Vanita Dupuis; grandson, Scott Dupuis; great-grandchildren, Candice Patterson, Steven LaCourse, and Sierra LaCourse; 3 great great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Dorothy, Blanche “Reece” and Charlotte; brothers, Charles, Bud, and Gerald and granddaughter, Lorrie Patterson

Family and friends may visit Freck Funeral Chapel, 1155 S. Wynn Rd Oregon, OH 43616 on Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Lake Twp. Cemetery, 3550 Walbridge Rd Millbury, OH 43447.   Services will be live streamed at the Freck Funeral Chapel Facebook Page.  Memorial contributions may be made to East Toledo Baptist Church.


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July 19, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Freck Funeral Chapel
1155 S. Wynn Road
Oregon, OH 43616

Graveside Service
July 20, 2020

10:00 AM
Lake Township Cemetery
3550 Walbridge Road
Millbury, Ohio 43447

Video is available for this event

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