David E. Hackney
March 13, 1957 - August 19, 2019
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
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David Edwin Hackney, age 62, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He was born March 13, 1957 in Washington, D.C. He was an adoring husband to Bridget E. Hackney and devoted father to Robert (23 years), Katharine (21 years), and Olivia (19 years). He met Bridget in the Prague Office…

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Julie Zalewski left a message on August 29, 2019:
Katharine, I send prayers, hope, & want you to know I am sorry for your loss. May you, & all of your family have the BEST memories of your dad to carry you through.
Rose Snorek left a message on August 28, 2019:
My heart goes out to Bridget, Bob, Catherine, Olivia, David’s mother and the whole family. With his passing, his family and the world lost a kind, compassionate, joyful and wonderful gentleman. Those of us who had the privilege of working with David on various projects over the years found him to be the consummate professional with a brilliant mind, sound logic and good common sense. He was a man who treated everyone with dignity and respect, and he will be greatly missed. Rest in peace, David!
Natalie McGrady left a message on August 28, 2019:
I had the honor to work with David's daughter Katharine this summer at Cargill. After reading all of his accomplihments, it is no wonder why Katharine is so driven and works to expand her knowledge in all areas. I am praying for Katharine and the family that they will all find strength in this great time of need.
Jackie Willis left a message on August 25, 2019:
We were so pleased to welcome David into our family when he married my sister, Bridget. I used to visit David and Bridget whilst they lived in Prague and Warsaw and he was always so helpful, kind and generous. We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to spend more time with him when they lived in Shropshire, England. It was a very special time in our lives when our children were small and growing up together. David was a wonderful husband to Bridget, father to Robert, Katharine and Olivia and son-in-law to Joan. He will be dearly missed by me, my family and that of my sister, Louise and our mother, Joan.
Steve March-Tormé left a message on August 25, 2019:
"I didn't get to spend a lot of time with David but the time I did spend was always terrific. He was a big music fan and just a sweet man. I too will miss him. R.I.P. David."
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Linda Fortier left a message on August 25, 2019:
I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for your family at this difficult time.
Greg Gill Sr left a message on August 24, 2019:
I will always be grateful to David for his patience perception and wisdom. But above all, I will remember him as a very fine man.
Louise and Phil Latham left a message on August 24, 2019:
We give thanks to the precious time we enjoyed with David as a family, in Shropshire, England, in those earlier years.We were so pleased to see Robert this year and it is clear he has inherited David's sense of humor and infectious laugh.
We have always respected David's work ethic and we have been inspired by the encouragement he has given his children to succeed in life.
David's dedication to my sister, Bridget, and their wonderful children has always been a great comfort to us being so far away in England.We thank him for the happiness he brought them and he will be greatly missed.
Bob Pedersen and Shawn Obrien left a message on August 24, 2019:
During my time as the President and CEO of Goodwill Industries I came to know David the leader and David the man. His wisdom, kindness, perception, insights and genuine sense of humor were absolutely engaging. I loved his hearty laugh and relied on him during times of confusion and need.
David and Bridget gave me the opportunity to spend time with Catherine and Robert. During the time we shared it became clear that the Hackney family was one filled with love and healthy ambition.
Spending time with David and Bridget enjoying music and sharing a meal was always a pure joy.
I will miss David but will always remember his good counsel and hearty laugh that would fill the room with bliss. Till we meet again, affectionately, Bob
Mark and Sally Follett left a message on August 24, 2019:
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

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Always and thank you David
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