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“I am so very sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I know he will be greatly missed. He was a super nice guy, kind and forgiving to a fault. The world...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Joe Hackworth - High Point, NC

“Jenny, Wanted you to know you have been in my thoughts and prayers. Wendy ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Wendy Hite - New Paris, IN

“My prayers go out to all of you. Mike and I met on the bus going to the induction center at Indianapolis and became fast friends. We sat side by...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Max Ruch - Hernando, MS

“Jenny, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that my thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Although I haven't kept in close...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Janet Scott - Carmel, IN

“Phil I am so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Deb VanRooyen - Minneapolis, MN

“As cousins, Mike was 11 years older, I have many memories of Mike. Watching him play basketball as a kid, he was the best. Always wanted to be as...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Brett Hackworth - Raymore, MO

“To Eric and Phillip, I have so many fond memories of your father....when your mom and dad became high school sweethearts, when he went to Viet Nam, I...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Marilyn Ferverda Bayak - Goshen, IN

Michael S. Hackworth , 65, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2012 in Fort Wayne. Born in Warsaw, IN, and grew up in Silver Lake IN. Graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1965. He served in the US Army and was a Viet Nam veteran. Michael worked as the liaison between the engineering and production staff in the Specialty Transformer Department at General Electric for 33 years. He was a passionate Civil War historian, love to read and do genealogy research. Michael was very quiet and liked simple things in life. Surviving are his sons, Phil Hackworth and Eric (Jill) Hackworth both of Ft. Wayne, IN, his former wife, Cheryl L. Ferverda of Ft. Wayne, IN sister, Jennifer Lucht of Warsaw, IN a granddaughter, Elizabeth Hackworth. Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Ballard J. and Lucille Hackworth. Calling at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue Saturday, November 24, 2012 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm with a private service at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the Education Fund for Elizabeth in care of Phil Hackworth. To sign the online guest book, go to