Born in Frth, Germany April 26, 1930, Hedy passed away in the comfort of family on January 1, 2018 at Chateau Assisted Living in Sacramento, California. Hedy was widowed from James McDonald in 1988 and Robert Fackrell in 2015. Hedy was also preceded in death by her parents Rosa and Johan Rager, son Jeffrey, and brother Stefan. Hedy is survived by sisters Frieda, Irene and Eva; sons Glenn (Jan) and Ken (Anne); daughter-in-law Shirley; grandkids Kevin, Katy (Joe), Jen, Jamie (Amanda), Rachael, Kale (Serena), Ramona and Stephanie (Cameron); 9 great-grand-children, many beloved nephews, nieces and extended family and friends. During her childhood years and throughout World War II, Hedy lived in Frth and attended the Losen School. In 1951 she moved to the United States and lived in several states before settling in Sacramento where she raised 3 sons and worked at Sutter Memorial Hospital and the Sacramento Army Depot. Hedy enjoyed family events, baking, gardening, dancing, traveling, and bingo games. She was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, and Fraternal Order of Eagles. Family and friends are welcome to attend a visitation on Monday, January 8th from 3 - 5 pm and funeral services on Tuesday, January 9th at 11 am at Sacramento Memorial Lawn, 6100 Stockton Blvd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice
Published by The Sacramento Bee on Jan. 7, 2018.