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William Hacker

William Carl Hacker

Friday, July 3rd, 1931 - Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Obituary

WILLIAM CARL HACKER,
88, of Cass City, died following a brief illness Sunday, December 1, 2019 in Covenant Medical Center Cooper Campus, Saginaw. He was born July 3, 1931 in Detroit to William Jacob and Wanda P. (Stark) Hacker. He married Loretta Lou Trisch on January 13, 1951 and together they celebrated almost sixty-nine years of marriage.

Bill moved to Cass City in 1941 and graduated from Cass City High School in 1949. He began working on the family dairy farm in 1951. When Bill wasn’t dairy farming, he was an active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Bill enjoyed visiting his cabin and fishing on George Lake. He was fond of playing cards and watching the Detroit Tigers on television. Bill loved spending time with his family. In retirement, he enjoyed driving Amish school children and their families.

Bill is survived by his wife Loretta; daughter, Wanda (David) Gilles of Brighton; son, John (Marnie) Hacker of Cass City; eight grandchildren: Mel (Casey) Joling, Chad Gilles, Katie (Dan) Rinke, Leslie (Brandon) Stec, Jenny (Kyle) Kowalski, Becca (Kyle) Middaugh, Jacob (Katie) Hacker, Tom Lang; six great-grandchildren: Cruz Joling, Maren Rinke, Riley Rinke, Michael Stec, Jack Kowalski, Ben Middaugh; sister, Elaine Phelps of Caro. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Winnie Williams; foster children: Liz Vargo, David Vargo.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff of Covenant Medical Center Cooper Campus, Saginaw for the care and compassion during Bill’s stay. They would also like to thank Pastor Steve Bagnall for his support, guidance and prayers.

Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 5, 2019 in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cass City with Rev. Steve Bagnall officiating. Interment will be in Novesta Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cass City. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, December 5, 2019 in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cass City

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Kranz Funeral Home Cass City
    Address
    6850 Main St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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  • Second Visitation

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
    Address
    6820 E. Main St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, December 5th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
    Address
    6820 E. Main St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Steve Bagnall
  • Interment

    Location
    Novesta Township Cemetery
    Address
    2895 N. Cemetery Rd.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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  • Reception

    Location
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
    Address
    6820 E. Main St.
    CASS CITY, MI 48726
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Nancy Barrios

Posted at 05:06am
Dearest Loretta and Family,
My deepest sympathy to you all at this most difficult time. You know I would have been there for you if it was at all humanly possible...God had other plans for me this time. I love you and Bill like family. My heart is deeply saddened by your tremendous loss.
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Donna Ford

Posted at 04:31pm
I'm so glad I found this picture of Uncle Bill, Elaine and Winnie Williams. Love Donna and kids.
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Posted at 06:01pm
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