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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Adam D. Hakli

06/12/1982 — 09/11/2021

A professional portrait of Adam D. Hakli smiling and wearing his serving uniform

Adam D. Hakli, age 39 of Painesville Twp., passed away on September 11th, 2021. He was born June 12th, 1982 in Painesville.

Adam was a U.S. Navy Veteran who was very proud to serve our country. He loved hiking, camping, going for walks, swinging in his Gram’s backyard, and sitting around the bonfire with his family and friends. He loved playing video games, listening to music and spending time with his wife and daughters. Adam was very intelligent, enjoyed reading, science and learning. He also enjoyed watching documentaries, particularly WWII Docs.

Adam was working toward finishing his degree in Neuroscience. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and son-in-law. Adam adored his wife and daughters. They were the joy of his life and he felt it a great honor to be their husband and dad.

Adam was the loving husband and high school sweetheart of Sarah Hakli (nee Newman); beloved father of Elizabeth “Lizzie” Hakli and Rosalind “Rosie” Hakli; dearest son of Nora Hinz and Ron Hakli; brother of Russell (Megan) Tomlinson and William (Liz) Tomlinson; grandson of Carolyn Gillette; son in law of Tom and Pam Newman; nephew and cousin to many.

The Hakli family would like to invite family and friends to The Memorial Service at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Seville Ohio at 1:15 PM Tuesday, September 21, 2021. ARRIVE AT THE CEMETERY BY 1:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.

Donations can be made to the family by visiting this link.

Arrangement have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal of Jeff Monreal Funeral Home.

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4 Replies to “Adam D. Hakli”

  1. Michele and Jim Pokelsek September 18, 2021 at 3:31 pm

    Dear Sarah,
    There are no words to convey my feelings for your loss. May your husband rest in peace in the arms of Jesus. And may you and your family be
    comforted in his love.


  2. Donna & Jerry Johnson September 18, 2021 at 8:54 pm

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Will keep you in our thoughts & prayers.


  3. Karen and Duane Preston September 19, 2021 at 3:07 pm

    Sarah, you and the girls are in our thoughts and prayers . May you find comfort in the memories you have of Adam .God bless you all.


  4. To all who loved Adam, I pray that God will comfort you with his mercy and grace. My heart is hurting for you Aunt Carol, I know how you loved and adored your grandson. Rest in peace Adam, I’ll see you on the other side.


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