Saturday, September 22, 2018 ~ 10:30 a.m.
American Lutheran Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Lutheran School of Theology Scholarship Fund, 1100 E. 55th St. Chicago, IL 60615 or
St. Andrew’s Seminary Scholarship Fund, 1015 Lancaster Lane, Lincoln, NE 68505
Alexander John Wacker, a first generation American, passed from life through death into Eternal Life August 16, 2018. He was born at the family home in Lincoln, NE on January 30, 1929 to John and Mary (Neff) Wacker, He graduated from Lincoln High School, Midland College, and Central Lutheran Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1955 and served Nebraska parishes in Potter, Fontanelle, Alliance, Hooper, and Lincoln, NE until his retirement in 1994. He married Lois Louise Brokaw on June 14, 1953.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Lois; three daughters: Mary and husband, Dr. Jerry Seiler, Hastings, NE; Margot Wacker, Keokuk, IA; Jeanne Williams, Lawrence, KS; daughter-in-law Annette Wacker, Alexandria, MN. Ten grandchildren: Aaron and Brigitte Seiler; Nicole Gordon, David Meyer, and Katie Winder; Johanna and Daniel Lohman; Reid, Evan, and Seth Williams; six great grandchildren; sister, Ruth Migliore; sisters-in-law: Sylvia Debus, Elaine Kersten, Joyce Jennings, Patsy Andersen; brothers-in-law Ed Brokaw; Roger (and Kathy) Brokaw.
He was preceded in death by his parents John and Mary Wacker; son Jonathan; three sisters, Kay Senior, Frieda Schlange, and Esther Verhoeven; and four brothers, Phil Debus, Herman, John, and Danny Wacker.