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Published March 13, 2013, 12:00 AM

Clifford W. Hackett

Clifford Wayne Hackett, 90, of Fargo, formerly of Sarles, ND, died Saturday March 9, 2013 at home.

Wayne was born May 14, 1922 in Hannaford, ND and lived for his first three months at the Crittenden Home in Fargo. At age 3 months a nurse transported him on the train to Sarles, where he was adopted by JB and Jennie (Osborn) Hackett, and lived most of his life, until moving in 2005 to Fargo.

Clifford W. Hackett

Clifford Wayne Hackett, 90, of Fargo, formerly of Sarles, ND, died Saturday March 9, 2013 at home.

Wayne was born May 14, 1922 in Hannaford, ND and lived for his first three months at the Crittenden Home in Fargo. At age 3 months a nurse transported him on the train to Sarles, where he was adopted by JB and Jennie (Osborn) Hackett, and lived most of his life, until moving in 2005 to Fargo.

Wayne went to school in Sarles and graduated from high school in 1941. He served in the Army Feb 17, 1944 through Jun 15, 1946, in the European Theater in WWII, in Germany and France. He was a charter member of the Sarles American Legion, Post 276; held various offices; and was the last remaining charter member of that Post.

Wayne was united in marriage to Dolores Olson on October 24, 1948 in Sarles. From this union came 6 children.

For many years he took his vacation to visit his children in the Stockton area and hunt pheasants in the fall.

Wayne is survived by his wife of 64 years, Dolores; six children: Sandra “Sandi” (Michael) Rogers, Stockton, KS; Kerry Hackett, Grand Forks; Richard (Carole) Hackett, Lusby, MD; Wendy (Robert) Bos, Wichita, KS; Dennis (Kathy Creighton), Stockton, KS; and Stacie (Rahn) Farder, Alvarado, MN; 16 Grandchildren, 25 great- and 6 step-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews, and many friends who will miss him and honor his memory.

Funeral services: Friday March 15, 2:00 p.m. Visitation prior to services from 12:30 p.m. at Boulger Funeral Home, 123 S. 10th St in Fargo, with Pastor Gary Ellingson of Bethel Church officiating. Full military honors will be performed jointly by the Sarles American Legion and Fargo American Legion.

Burial will take place in the spring at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. To view the complete obituary and sign the online guestbook, please visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.

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