Jack D. Hiatt, 90, of Brantwood, WI, died at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2021, in Springfield, IL.
Jack was born February 5, 1931, in Tarlton, OH, the son of Walter E. and Loretta B. Woltz Hiatt. He married Elizabeth “Betty” Marie Smith on July 25, 1972, in Chicago; she preceded him in death on June 1, 2013.
Jack proudly served his country for nine years in the U.S. Navy and was employed as a manager with Mid-Continent Screw Products Company in Chicago for thirty-two years. In retirement, he was passionate about his role as a hunting lodge caretaker for Camp 10 in Brantwood, WI, where he developed several strong bonds. Jack enjoyed the outdoors and was a hunter, fisherman, and camper. He was also mechanically inclined and enjoyed woodworking. Jack will always be remembered by his warm smile and keen sense of humor.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Arthur Addison Hiatt, Charles Allen Hiatt, and Walter Robert Hiatt; and one sister, Mary Marceletta Fowler.
Jack is survived by his son, William (Linda) Hiatt of Petersburg, IL; grandson, Eric Hiatt of Savoy, IL; sister, Arietta Ruth Frazier of Lancaster, OH; and friends of the family, Shelley (Shawn) Murray and their three children (Abigal, Gabielle, & Liam) of Colorado Springs, CO.
Ceremonies will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 122, 410 S. Avon Ave., Phillips, WI 54555.
The family is being served by Butler Funeral Home-Springfield, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield, IL.
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