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Cheryl Lynn (Butala) Hackman

February 8, 1957 ~ August 18, 2018 (age 61)
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South Range,

     Cheryl L. (Wayne) Hackman, 61, a resident of South Range, passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018, at UP Health – Marquette Hospital following a short illness.

     She was born n February 9, 1957, in South Range, MI, a daughter of the late John and Florence (Pidgeon) Butala.  Cheryl was a graduate of the Jeffers High School.

     On October 20, 1979, Cheryl was united in marriage to Wayne Hackman and the couple had resided in South Range since that time where they had raised their two children.

     Mrs. Hackman had worked for a short time at the Big Saver in Hancock before beginning a career at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock retiring after 34 years as the activities director of Woodland Heaven.

     Cheryl was raised in the Catholic faith, she enjoyed baking, gardening, working on craft projects and spending time with the light of her life Tanner her grandson.  She also enjoyed visiting with her special friends, Nancy, Betty and Sandy.

     Preceding her in death were her parents, her brother-in-law: Paul “Spudo” Burkman Jr., her nephew Elliott Kangas and her mother-in-law: Eleanor Hackman.

     Surviving are:

          Her husband: Wayne Hackman of South Range

          Her children: Emily (Ryan) Avendt of Houghton

                               Justin Hackman of South Range and his son Tanner

          Her sister: Margaret “Cusin” Burkman of South Range

          Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law

     A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Cheryl will be held 11 am Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Holy Family Catholic Church of South Range with Fr. John Martignon to officiate.  Burial will be in the Mt. View Cemetery of South Range.

      Friends may call on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from 10 am until 10:45 am at Holy Family Catholic Church of South Range.

     To view Cheryl’s obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.ent.

     The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements.

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