Walter Herman William Wacker

Feb 14, 1930 - Oct 2, 2016


Walter William Wacker, 86, of Rancho Cordova, California, went home to be with the Lord on October 2, 2016. He was preceded by his daughter Linda, his loving wife of 55 years Lorraine, and his sisters Dorothea, Renata and Selma. Walter was born in Lincoln, Kansas where he lived until marriage brought him to Carmichael, California. He also spent time in the army and served in the Korean War. Walter is survived by his two daughters Vivian Shoemaker of Lincoln Kansas, and Gail Van Parys and her husband Doug of Rocklin along with his sons Michael Wacker and his wife Lewette of Roseville and Matthew Wacker and his wife Traci of Rancho Murieta. He is also survived by his sisters Paula, Erna and Clara along with his grandchildren Beth, Jason, Jenna, Ryan, Lauren, Carissa, Danelle and Derek and his great grandson Parker. The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the members of Transitions for Veterans, Mercy Hospice, Miles Manor, Care A Lot, and El Camino Gardens. Their dedication and effort to provide quality care over the years were a heartwarming blessing to the entire family. We thank God for the gift of Walter’s life and the blessing of the time we spent with him. A memorial service will be held honoring Walter on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:00 am at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 8701 Elk Grove Florin Road, Sacramento California. Pastor Richard Eddy will officiate. Burial was at East Lawn Cemetery on October 6. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ‘Adopt an Elder Foundation’ at P.O Box 1603, Rocklin CA 95677 Ph (916) 803-8148

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841

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