2017-04-13 / Obituaries

Norbert Edwin Wacker

Funeral services for Norbert Wacker, 84, of Warda, were held on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda with Rev. Dennis Tegtmeier officiating.

Norbert Edwin Wacker was born on September 14, 1932 in Warda, Texas, the son of Edward August Wacker and Hulda Amanda Martha (Tschatschula) Wacker. He was baptized on September 25, 1932 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda by Pastor Paul C. Eifert and was confirmed on March 25, 1945 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Warda by Rev. Paul C. Eifert. His confirmation verse was John 14:23 “Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.”

Norbert farmed for many years, then he was a carpenter and worked for Leslie Giese and Paul Schramm. Norbert loved to hunt, fish, and garden.

Norbert was on the finance committee both at St. Michael’s Lutheran in Winchester and also Holy Cross Lutheran in Warda. Norbert passed away the morning of Friday, April 7, 2017 at his home in Warda.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward & Hulda Wacker; one niece, Linda Schramm Kappler; one sister, Hildegard Wacker Schramm and two brothers-in-law, Edward Fischer, and Gus Schramm, Sr.

Norbert is survived by eight nieces and nephews, Margaret Eschberger Lehmann of Giddings, Kathy Fischer of Lake Jackson, Barbara Fischer Forseth and her husband, Ole of San Antonio, J.C. Schramm and his wife, Carol of La Grange, Daniel Fischer and his wife, Brenda of La Grange, Gus Schramm, Jr. and his wife, Janet of La Grange, Paul Schramm and his wife, Jeanette of La Grange, and David Schramm and his wife, Allene, of La Grange; nephew-in-law, William Kappler and his wife, Tina, of Giddings; twenty grand nieces and nephews; sister Lorine Wacker Fischer of La Grange, as well as other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to a new playscape at the Holy Cross Picnic Grounds. Checks may be made payable to the Holy Cross Couples Clubs. Donations may be mailed to P.O. Box 69, Warda, Texas 78960- 0069, or to the charity of one’s choice.

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