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Jean Hacker

A memorial service for Jean Ernst Hacker of Corpus Christi, TX, was held Monday, July 12, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Ford and Sons Funeral Chapel in Jackson. The Rev. Jimmie Corbin officiated.

Jean, 91, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021. He was born June 17, 1930, in Jackson, to Ernst and Esther Hacker. He married his wife, Darlene Hacker in 1956.

He graduated from Missouri School of Mines in 1952 and served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954.

Jean was a loving father, son, and brother who enjoyed genealogical research and coin collecting. He will always be remembered for his deep devotion to family, his subtle sense of humor and his caring and kind nature.

He is survived by his sister, Jane Wagner, son, Michael (Mirasol) Hacker, daughter, Susan (Jerry) Smith and numerous grandchildren and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Hacker, parents, Ernst and Esther and his daughter, Kathy.

Online condolences may be made at

Nick McNeal covers high school sports, college sports and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Cape Girardeau County for the past five years. He can be reached at cbjsports@socket. net.

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