|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1912|
St. Joseph County
|Death: ||May 14, 2008|
St. Joseph County
Catherine E. Hacker
March 9, 1912 - May 14, 2008
MISHAWAKA - Catherine Elizabeth Hacker, 96, passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Fountainview Place, Mishawaka. She was born March 9, 1912, in Mishawaka, to Gertrude Emma (Peterson) and Harry Elmer Suders. She resided at Tanglewood Trace, Mishawaka. She married Willard Robert Hacker (deceased) of LaPorte on July 23, 1936, in Mishawaka, and had two children, James Robert Hacker (deceased 1999) and Nancy. Survivors include her daughter, Nancy (Tim) Henthorn of Mishawaka; grandson, Patrick (Jennifer) and great-granddaughter, Sierra Nicole of South Bend; grandson, David (Kimberly) and great-granddaughter, Catherine Elizabeth of Rolla, MO; grandson, Kevin (Jill) Henthorn of Woodridge, IL; and loving nieces and nephews. Catherine graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1929 and received degrees from Oberlin College (OH) and Bethel College, Mishawaka IN. She retired in 1977 after a long teaching career with the South Bend Community School Corporation. She was a member of the Mishawaka Women's Club and a charter member of the Mishawaka Penn-Harris Friends of the Library. Her hobbies included drawing and watercolor painting, reading, needlepoint, traveling, golf, and swimming. She donated her body to the IU Medical School. Visitation begins at noon, and a memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the First Presbyterian Church, Mishawaka with Reverend Mary Ann Banning officiating. Donations in Catherine's memory may be made to the Mishawaka Penn-Harris Friends of the Library or to the First Presbyterian Church of Mishawaka.
Published in the South Bend Tribune on 5/16/2008.
Body donated to medical science
Specifically: Indiana University Medical School
Created by: Scabbardfish
Record added: May 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26874229
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