Mardell Joan (Mayry) Lackner, age 77, passed away peacefully at the Deerfield Gables Care Center in New Richmond, WI on December 19, 2023 after a year and a half long battle with lung cancer. Mardell was born and lived in Chisholm, MN for the first 74 years of her life. She lived in the home she grew up in until two and half years ago, when she moved to New Richmond, WI to be closer to her family. Mardell graduated from high school in Chisholm and then attended Hibbing Vocational Tech School where she received her education to become a Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant. She worked as a Laboratory Technologist for 42 years, both at Chisholm Memorial Hospital and Hibbing Hospital. Mardell is survived by her brother Mark Mayry (Charlene) of New Richmond, WI, niece Madelyn Myers (Gary) Carver, MN and nephew, David Mayry of New Richmond, WI. She is also survived by a great nephew, Charles Myers and a great niece, Priya Myers and several cousins. Also surviving her are her 2 stepchildren, Laura Berger (John) in MN and Peter Lackner in OR and their families. Mardell is preceded in death by her husband, Peter Lackner, her parents, John and Ruth (Maki) Mayry and her brother and his wife, Marshall and Karen Mayry. Mardell will be missed dearly by her family and friends. We will miss her lively, sassy personality and her love and caring for her family.
Services for Mardell will be held on June 5, 2024 at Rupp Funeral Home in Chisholm, MN with burial in the Chisholm Cemetery.