Maureen Lucille (Lunak) Wacker
Wacker, Maureen Lucille (Lunak) 1936 - 2019 Maureen Wacker went to be with the Lord on April 10, 2019 in Miami, Florida. She was born September 8, 1936 in St. Peter, Minnesota to Frank Charles and Lucille Emma (Specht) Lunak. She was raised in Le Sueur, Minnesota. As a teen, she met the love of her life, Anthony Joseph Wacker. They were married on May 25, 1957 in Mankato, Minnesota and were married for 49 years, until Tony passed away in 2006. Besides raising six children, Maureen had a long career in nursing. She retired as a Nurse Practitioner with the St Peter Regional Treatment Center. Maureen and Tony were also members of several antique and classic car clubs. She enjoyed traveling south in her motor home in the winter, and spending the summer at her home on Pine Lake in Burtrum, Minnesota. Maureen enjoyed learning new things and her hobbies were varied. She spent a lot of time in the woods, hunting ginseng, and gathering morels, and wild asparagus. She kept a garden, collected McCoy pottery, wood carved, was an avid reader, and enjoyed puzzles. But most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Maureen will be missed by her cat Nico, family, and friends. She is survived by her children: Mike, Diane, Kathy, Pat, Dan, Greg. Sister: Karen (Don Thompson). sisters-in-law: Judy Lunak and Freda Wacker. Memorial Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St Mary's Catholic Church in Upsala, Minnesota with Father Jeremy Theis officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 10:50 AM. A luncheon will follow the Mass. Burial will occur on April 26, 2019 at 11:05 AM at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Meet at Assembly Area 1 at 10:45 AM. A luncheon will follow at a family member's home; please contact family for directions.
Published on April 21, 2019
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