James "Jim" Daniel Hacker

Saturday, September 25, 2010

James "Jim" Daniel Hacker, 78, of Butler, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010, at Bates County Hospital in Butler. He was born May 26, 1932, to Howard and Angie Naomi Palmer Hacker in Nevada, Mo.

Jim is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rita Hacker of Butler; two sons, Larry Hacker and wife, Loretta, and Ken Hacker and wife, Alice, all of El Dorado Springs, Mo.; one daughter, Donna Thurman and husband, Randy, of Butler; three brothers, Bob Hacker and wife, Carol, of Nevada, Bill Hacker and wife, Margie, of El Dorado Springs, and Dick Hacker and wife, Sandy, of Nevada; one sister, Bonnie McDaniel and husband, Cliff, of Nevada; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Tom Hacker; and one sister, Sue McDaniel.

Funeral services are 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 27, at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel, (660) 679-6555, in Butler, with the Rev. Ron Dunlap officiating. Visitation is 5-7 p.m., Sunday, at Schowengerdt Chapel. Burial in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. Contributions may be made to Jim Hacker Memorial Fund.

Online condolences, www.schowengerdtchapel.com.