David J. Hacker, 78, of Morgan, passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota. A Public Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021 from St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Morgan, Minnesota. Inurnment will follow at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Morgan. A public visitation will be held at the church on Friday, from 12 until 1 p.m. Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Morgan.
David J. Hacker was born on July 11, 1942 to George Sr. and Esther (Jentzen) Hacker in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. David attended St. Michael’s Catholic School and graduated from Morgan High School in 1960. He joined the National Guard in 1960 and was honorably discharged in 1963. On November 27, 1965 David married Karen Wille at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lamberton. Together they raised their children and farmed where David grew up. David enjoyed fishing, bowling, playing cards, farming, reading, watching the Vikings and following the stock market.
David is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Karen Hacker of Morgan; Children, Audra (Jeff) Timm of Richfield, Minnesota and Corey (Bobbie) Hacker of Dayton, Minnesota; 5 grandchildren, Christina Timm, Jordan Timm, Jori Pratt, Haley (Darren) Shanley, and Grayson Pratt; sister, Delores Wolf of New Ulm; brother, Lee (Mary) Hacker of Crystal; many nieces and nephews. David is preceded in death by his parents; brother, George Jr. and wife, Helen Hacker; brother-in-law, Whitey Wolf.