US Navy

Daniel Earl Hackey

May 3, 1948 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Daniel Hackey Obituary

Daniel Earl Hackey, age 75, of Porterville, California and formerly of Tower and Biwabik died Saturday, January 20, 2024, in Bakersville Memorial Hospital, California. 

Dan was born May 3, 1948 in Alameda, CA, the son of Margaret and Donald Hackey. 

He attended Biwabik High School and some courses at Mesabi Community College. 

In 1970, Dan enlisted with the US Navy Submarine Division. After 20 years of service in the Navy, Dan retired in 1990.

Dan was an enrolled member of Bois Forte Band of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe. Dan enjoyed hunting, fishing, bonfires, golfing and working.

Dan is survived by his wife Darlene of Porterville, CA. Siblings: Pam and Vickie of Tower, MN and Dawn of Virginia, MN. Sons: Daniel (April) of Embarrass, MN; Craig (Maria) - Grandchildren Noah, Cora, and Shea of Richmond, VA. Daughter Leona Hackey Crenshaw (Chris) - Grandchildren Taylor, Matthew, and Kelly of Richmond, VA. Bonus Daughter Shawntelle Weinberg (Keith Browder) - Grandsons Shane Weinberg and Jaison Weinberg. 

Dan is proceeded in death by his parents Margaret and Donald Hackey; son Jesse Hackey; brother Guy Hackey; stepdaughter Tammy Dratz; nephew Timothy Pepworth and great nephew Starlin Strong.

There is a celebration of Life for Dan scheduled for Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. along with a potluck style dinner.  It will be held at the Vermilion Family Wellness Center on Vermilion Reservation for anyone who wishes to attend.

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Celebration of Life
January 30, 2024

5:30 PM
Vermilion Wellness Center
1615 Farm Road South
Tower, MN 55790


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