Mary Jackelen


Mary A. Jackelen, age 72 of Eau Claire passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022 in Altoona. Mary was born on June 10, 1950 in Superior, Wisconsin to Lawrence and Laura Hanson.

Mary married Gary Jackelen on October 4, 1980 in St. Paul, Minnesota. She was a big fan of Wisconsin athletics, especially the Brewers, Packers and Badgers. Mary enjoyed going to one Brewers and Packers game a yr. as well as taking a winter vacation every year to Fort Meyers, Florida.

She loved her family and will be dearly missed.

Mary is survived by her husband Gary; daughters: Kim Jackelen and Lindsay Jackelen; brothers: Tom (Brenda) Hanson and Glen Hanson; sisters: Karen Sandman, Lorraine (John) Leffel and Betty Jane Hanson; brother-in-law Dale Homer; numerous other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and sisters Leann Homer and Shirley (Lane) Gann.

Private services will be held.

Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Altoona is assisting the family. Online condolences may be shared at

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