Russell Hacker, 95, passed away late Monday evening (July 16, 2018) at Huntington Living Center.
Friends and family are invited to call Thursday (July 19) from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mull Funeral Home, 113 Virginia Street, Waterloo. Friends and family are invited to his graveside service, Friday (July 20) at 10 a.m. in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, with Military Honors.
Russell was born on March 31, 1923 in Milwaukee, Wis., the son of the late Russell and Emma (Treuzel) Hacker. He served in the US Army from October 18, 1945 to December 6, 1949 earning the rank of T/4. He was awarded the WWII Victory Medal and the American Theater Service Medal. He retired from LeBrun Motors as a car salesman in 1985. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing, watching baseball (Boston Red Sox) and football (Green Bay Packers).
He is survived by his sons Russell and Fredrick Hacker; grandchildren Michael (Erica), Paul, Daniel and Jennifer; great-grandchildren Connor, Maverick and Kadi; his lifelong friend, David Brignall.
Russell was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret.