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Ruth Wacker age 90 of Wayne

Posted: 28 October, 2013

Funeral services for Ruth Wacker age 90 of Wayne will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne with family present on Friday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Interment with Military Rites will be at Greenwood Cemetery in

Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation. She died Monday at Providence Medical Center in Wayne. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne. 

 In Loving Memory
(Age 90) Ruth Wacker (Of Wayne)
May  26, 1923         Wayne, Nebraska
Entered Into Rest
October 28, 2013    Wayne, Nebraska
(Providence Medical Center)
A Christian Service
Our Savior Lutheran Church  Wayne, Nebraska
Saturday       11:00 a.m.       November 2, 2013  
Rev. Ron Nelson
Alan and Madge Bruflat           Mark Kanitz
“Because He Lives”      “Whispering Hope”
“Abide With Me”        “Over The Rainbow”
BattleHymn Of The Republic”
Ruth’s Grandsons
Tad Roberts         Eric Roberts        Dustin Roberts
Dane Martindale     Lee Clarkson      Zach Wacker
Brandon Wacker    Bryce Wacker   Brody Wacker
Austin Wacker        Will Wacker      Will Woehler
Military Rites
Greenwood Cemetery  Wayne, Nebraska
   Ruth Hazel Wacker, was born May 26, 1923, on a farm near Wayne to Ernfrid and Goldie (Ireland) Allvin.  She graduated from Wayne High School and attended Wayne State College.  Ruth served in the Women’s Army Corps stationed at Fort Sheridan, Illinois from 1944–1946.  Following her military service, she returned to Wayne and worked as a dental assistant.  Ruth married Elmer Wacker March 25, 1951, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wayne.  The couple farmed near Wayne for several years, moving into Wayne in 1996.  In 2006, the couple moved to the The Oaks Retirement Community in Wayne. Ruth was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and enjoyed her time with family.
    Ruth is survived by her children and spouses,   Janet (Dan) Roberts of Fremont, Judy (Steve) Martindale and Deb (Bob) Clarkson of Concord, Myrna (Dave) Tuttle of Laurel, Mark (Nancy Breitkreutz) Wacker and Byron (Liza) Wacker of Wayne, Ward Wacker (Denise) of Gordon, Eunice Wacker  (Wm. Aaron) Woehler of Omaha; sister, Dorothy (Herb) Brader of Oakland; a sister-in-law, Judy Allvin of Norfok; 21 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren;  nieces and nephews.
    Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elmer in January 2010; an infant son, Bruce; sisters, Violet Arp and Donna Nelson; brothers, Carl, Jerry, and Dean Allvin.
   Ruth’s family appreciates your thoughts and kindness and invites you to lunch in the church fellowship hall following the committal service.

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