Dorthy Evelyn Hackett

Dorthy Evelyn Hackett

Dorthy Evelyn Hackett


Dorthy Evelyn Hackett, 89, of Shellsburg, passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, at Corridor Crossing Place in Cedar Rapids

Dorthy (Jones) Hackett was born Aug. 7, 1933, in Goldfield, Iowa, to Ernest and Viola Jones. Dorthy married George Hackett on June 26, 1955, in Van Meter, Iowa. Dorthy completed nursing school and was a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital during her working career. She was very much an animal lover, having raised dogs and miniature horses, as well as working with horses throughout her life.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen, of Kalona, Iowa; sons, Karl, of Shellsburg, Iowa, Calvin (Eleanor), of Ave Maria, Fla., Russell (Marlyn), of Clay Center, Kan., and Guy (Paz), of Cape Coral, Fla.; Dawn McDaniel of Shellsburg Iowa; eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life, and a burial in Shellsburg, will be held in the spring.

Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at under Obituaries.

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