OBITUARY

Arlo D. Wacker

November 20, 1937October 23, 2018

Arlo D. Wacker, 80, of Crystal Lake passed away October 23, 2018. He was born November 20, 1937 in Herreid, South Dakota to Art and Irene (Quaschnick) Wacker. In 1959 he married Marge Guthmiller. Arlo had a Master's degree in education and taught in public schools for over 40 years. He had a passion for cars and enjoyed woodworking, watching the Packers, and collecting guns. His dog, Blackie, held a very important place in his heart. He is survived by Marge; his sons, Dave Wacker and Michael (Betsy) Wacker; his granddaughter, Angellica; his dear friend who he considered a son, Joel (Sharon) Faeth and his children, Nicole and Austin; his nieces, Sandy Kirschmann and Deb Cornellius; and many caring friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Wacker; and sister, Elaine Heier. The family would also like to thank his many dear friends and neighbors who helped him in the past few years, Jim and Linda Trinka and family, Chuck and Bonnie Rohlwing, Cathy and George Evans, and Joyce Latigo. There will be a funeral service at 3pm on Sunday, October 28 at the First Congregational Church, 461 Pierson St., Crystal Lake. Burial will be at 10am on Monday, October 29 at Crystal Lake Memorial Park, 8012 Ridgefield Rd., Crystal Lake. Memorials may be made to the Rescue Warriors Corp. at www.rescuewarriorscorp.org. Arrangements entrusted to Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home. For information call 815-459-1760. Online condolences may be made at www.querhammerandflagg.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Marge (Guthmiller) Wacker, Former Wife
  • Dave Wacker, Son
  • Michael (Betsy) Wacker, Son
  • Angellica Wacker, Granddaughter
  • Joel (Sharon) Faeth, and their children, Nicole and Austin, Dear Friend and his family
  • Sandy Kirschmann, Niece
  • Deb Cornellius, Niece
  • Art Wacker, Father
  • Irene (Quaschnick) Wacker, Mother
  • James Wacker, Son
  • Elaine Heier, Sister

Services

  • Funeral Service Sunday, October 28, 2018
REMEMBERING

Arlo D. Wacker

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Kirk Quaschnick

October 28, 2018

I always called Arlo my uncle even though he was my cousin. He always checked up on me to make sure everything was going well. I became closer to him in the last 10 years due to my travel to Chicago. We spent many days together just hanging out when I was in town. Good times.
My best memory was traveling to a corvette show in his Vette. He let me drive it to the show. It was an awesome adventure.
The day after he passed, I met a young boy at Disneyland named Arlo. I love how God shows me good when bad happens. Arlo will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Arlo D. Wacker, 80, of Crystal Lake passed away October 23, 2018.
He was born November 20, 1937 in Herreid, South Dakota to Art and Irene (Quaschnick) Wacker. In 1959 he married Marge Guthmiller.
Arlo had a Master's degree in education and taught in public schools for over 40 years. He had a passion for cars and enjoyed woodworking, watching the Packers, and collecting guns. His dog, Blackie, held a very important place in his heart.
He is survived by Marge; his sons, Dave Wacker and Michael (Betsy) Wacker; his granddaughter, Angellica; his dear friend who he considered a son, Joel (Sharon) Faeth and his children, Nicole and Austin; his nieces, Sandy Kirschmann and Deb Cornellius; and many caring friends and relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Wacker; and sister, Elaine Heier.
The family would also like to thank his many dear friends and neighbors who helped him in the past few years, Jim and Linda Trinka and family, Chuck and Bonnie Rohlwing, Cathy and George Evans, and Joyce Latigo.