Jack E. Hahn, age 84, of Winsted, died peacefully at home Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, after a long illness.
He was born Sept. 1, 1923, in Watertown, to Roy and Agnes (Heintz) Hahn.
Jack graduated from Jordan High School.
He then served 37 months with the US Marines Corps, including two and one-half years in the South Pacific.
Jack and Marcella Artmann were joined in holy marriage Dec. 2, 1948, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with four sons.
Jack was formerly employed for many years at Sterner Industries installing creamery equipment. He also held a steamfitter’s license, a boilermaker’s license, and a welder’s license.
Jack was a member of American Legion Post 407 in Winsted.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Marcella Hahn; four sons: Steve (Randa) Hahn of Eden Prairie, John (Cindy) Hahn of Virginia, Minn., Ed (Diane) Hahn of Welches, Ore., and Matt (Shelly) Hahn of Silver Lake; eight grandsons; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Joy (Burt) Murphy; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Marion (Bill) Hahn, Sylvia Artmann, and Marvin (Dorothy) Artmann.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Agnes Hahn; and by two brothers, Bill and Jerry Hahn.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted with Father William A. Sprigler officiating. Interment with military rites followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.
V visitation was Tuesday morning, Jan. 15 held from 9 to 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
Casket bearers were Jerad, Greg, Jeff, Eric, Scott, Michael, and Christopher Hahn.
Blake Hahn was honorary casket bearer.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family.