Janie P. Hackleman, 82, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. Janie was born Oct. 8, 1936, in St. Clair County, the daughter of Clell and Bina Lee Reed. Janie was a graduate of El Dorado Springs High School.
Janie married Clarence (Hack) Hackleman on Dec. 4, 1954, in Tiffin. They resided in El Dorado Springs for the 64 years of their marriage and raised three sons.
Janie enjoyed her life, family and community. She was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking and trying new recipes, as well as shopping and spending time with her friends. She was active in her sons’ and grandchildren’s lives never missing a sporting event or activity. She was involved in many community clubs where she was always willing to lend a helping hand when needed.
Janie attended the Church of God (Holiness) regularly and volunteered in many ways. Janie was a loving, hard working Christian woman. She loved her family and friends fiercely and led her family by this example.
In addition to being a mother, grandmother and active community member, Janie had several jobs throughout her life with the most influential being her time of employment at Cedar County Memorial Hospital. She began work in the business office in May 1974, but spent the majority of her career as the hospital’s purchasing department supervisor until she retired in January 2010.
Preceding Janie in death were her parents, Clell and Bina Lee Reed; and her son, Mike.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence (Hack) Hackleman, of El Dorado Springs; her sons, Kirk Hackleman of El Dorado Springs and Todd Hackleman and wife, Christy, of Mulvane, KS; her sister, Carolyn McPeak, of El Dorado Springs; six grandchildren – Lance, Layne, Taylor and wife, Taylor, Trey and wife, Morgan, Reed, and Tatum; three great-grandchildren -: Walker, Barrett and Maverick; one niece, Gina, and one nephew, Ryan.
A service was held Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Church of God (Holiness) with Rev. Joe Trussell officiating. Music was provided by Faith Trussell. Interment followed in Hackleman Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Kirk Hackleman, Todd Hackleman, Reed Hackleman, Taylor Hackleman, Trey Hackleman and Kevin Dowdy.
Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.