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Jackson Hoagland, Jr.

Jackson Hoagland, Jr. Jackson Hoagland, Jr, age 83, died on Sunday December 8, 2019. He was born on July 17, 1936 in Phoenix, AZ the son of Jackson and Sarah (Eells) Hoagland.

Jack attended the University of Arizona where he was a member of Lamba Chi Alpha Fraternity. He was commissioned a 2nd Lt in the United States Army in Santiago Chile, and proudly served his country as a Field Artillery and a Military Intelligence officer for 24 years. He served two tours in Vietnam and also served in Italy and Germany and attended the Army Language School in Monterrey, California. He earned his Master’s degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. Jack retired at Ft. Leavenworth, KS with the rank of Lt Col in 1982. Jack did financial planning in Manhattan, KS after his military service and served on the Ft. Riley, KS Retiree Council. He then found his calling as a CASA Volunteer for 19 years. He truly loved being a part of the organization and was the CASA Volunteer of the Year in 2000.

On September 10, 1966, Jack was united in marriage to Janice Wood in Spokane, Washington. Their union was blessed with three daughters. He loved serving his community and being with his family, especially his six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother David. Survivors include his wife Janice of Manhattan, KS; daughters Stephanie Wells (Jeffrey) of Springfield, MO; Paula Jackson (Darrin) of Blue Springs, MO; and Patty Debany (Rich) of Springfield, PA. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren; Sarah Wells, Jacob Jackson, Anna Jackson, David Wells, Sam Debany, and Matt Debany; sister Dr. Sarah Hoagland (Anne Leighton) of Chicago, IL and many other family members and friends.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday December 14, 2019 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church at 2900 Kimball Ave., Manhattan, KS. Burial will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Thomas More Catholic Church or to CASA in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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