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Mary Hackett 04/15/2022

Mary Caroline Hackett, age 81 of Star Prairie, WI, died on Friday, April 15, 2022 at Comforts of Home in Hudson, WI.  Mary was born the daughter of Roy and Marion (Nelson) Wittig on January 9, 1941 in St. Paul, MN.  Mary grew up in Balsam Lake, WI and Star Prairie, WI.  She attended the Wagon Landing School and graduated from Amery High School with the class of 1959.  She married Karl Hackett on May 29, 1969 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Star Prairie.  Mary worked at the Bank of New Richmond and later S&C Bank for 45 years retiring in 2005.  She served on the council at Bethany Lutheran Church as Secretary for 4 years.  She enjoyed gardening, loved cats, horses and other animals, and vacations to Wisconsin Dells.  Mary was a quiet woman who was very caring and sensitive to the feelings of others.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Marion Wittig.  Mary is survived by her husband, Karl Hackett; daughter, Kristine Hackett; sister-in-law, Carol Hofland; niece, Linda (Glenn) Hall; and many other friends and relatives.  A Memorial Service was held on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 2 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church in Star Prairie, WI.  Visitation was also on Friday from 1-2 pm at the church.  Interment was in the Oakland Cemetery in Star Prairie.  Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.

Click here to watch the recording of Mary’s service



  • David Durand Posted April 16, 2022 3:25 pm


  • Bob Johnson Posted April 16, 2022 4:46 pm

    Sorry Karl for your loss, thoughts and prayers are with you and Family.

  • edwin h jessen Posted April 16, 2022 7:31 pm

    Our prayers are with you Karl.

  • Faith Klingsporn Posted April 17, 2022 9:08 pm

    So sorry Karl, we do enjoyed Spending time with Mary

  • Janet Praschak Posted April 18, 2022 8:49 am

    Sorry for your loss.

  • Ron johnson Posted April 18, 2022 3:03 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. Ron and Nancy

  • Bob and Freda Mork Posted April 18, 2022 3:37 pm

    Our deepest condolences. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family 🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • Veleda Cordes Posted April 18, 2022 8:48 pm

    My deepest condolences to both Karl and Kristy. Mary was such a bright and vibrant person, I’ll always remember her as a close family friend.

  • Patty and Mark Wettig Posted April 18, 2022 11:21 pm

    Karl, our sincere sympathies are with you and Kristy at this time. We will always remember Mary for her kindness and thoughtfulness.

  • Betty Komula Posted April 19, 2022 4:26 pm

    My sympathies are with you. I will always remember the joy of having Mary in my water aerobics class.

  • Deb & Gary Cuper Posted April 19, 2022 7:06 pm

    Sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. Our sincere sympathy, Karl.

  • Kayla Barber Posted April 19, 2022 10:52 pm

    Hi Uncle Karl,
    I am so sorry to hear about Mary’s passing. She was a special lady and I will miss her. I still have the bunny I got for Christmas as a little girl. I will always remember all the special holidays and birthday parties at your house.
    Sending Hugs,

  • Chad and Linnea Engstrom Posted April 20, 2022 12:49 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • Dwight Wolter Posted April 24, 2022 9:28 am

    So very sorry. Karl..a life time of great memories and love and prayers for you and your daughter

  • Jackie Waalen Posted April 25, 2022 12:07 pm

    Sending heartfelt sympathy to you and Kristy, Karl. Mary was a beautiful person inside and outside. Our prayers for peace to you both.

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