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David A. Hacker

1944 - 2019
David A. Hacker Obituary
David A. Hacker

Iowa City - David Allen Hacker, 75, of Iowa City, died on Friday, September 20, at his home in Iowa City surrounded by family.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00pm on November 2 at New Song Episcopal Church in Coralville with Elizabeth Coulter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed toward Iowa City Hospice, Special Olympics, or New Song Episcopal Church.

David was born on February 12, 1944 in Waterloo, IA, son of Paul and Harriet (Rynearson) Hacker. David married Mary Boller in 1968 in Waterloo.

He received his BA at Notre Dame University and his PhD from the University of Iowa in English and Linguistics. He taught for 6 years, first at the University of Minnesota, then at the University of Iowa. In 1984 he went back to school and received a JD at the University of Iowa while subsequently working at Simmons Perrine Law Firm in Cedar Rapids, IA.

David enjoyed gardening, woodworking, was an avid sports fan, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren.

David is survived by his wife, Mary; their three children: Geoff Hacker, Will (Dina) Hacker, both of Iowa City, and Sarah (Ken) Hacker of North Liberty; his two grandchildren, and three siblings that live in New Jersey, Utah and Nevada. David is also survived by numerous extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Harriet.

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Published in the Press-Citizen from Oct. 25 to Oct. 29, 2019
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