Mr. Hacker graduated from Freeburg High School class of 1963, he then joined the local carpenters’ union and the army reserve. He would work tirelessly as a carpenter and provider for his family throughout his life.
Gary was preceded in death by his son, Jesse L. Hacker; his father, George W. Hacker; his mother and step-father, Florence E. (Len) Hacker-Lowe; and his step-mother, Wilma Hacker.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Ann Jean, nee Koesterer, Hacker of Belleville, IL;
a son, Andrew (Lisa) Hacker of Freeburg, IL;
three daughters, Dana (John) Fitch of Swansea, IL, Lea Hacker of Belleville, IL, and Megan Hacker of Collinsville, IL;
three sisters, Bonnie Heimrich, Maribeth (David) Laflen, and Ginger Kammler, all of Belleville, IL;
and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Freeburg, IL, with Fr. Mark Reyling officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.