Eureka - Frank Wackerle, 94, of Eureka, formerly of Bay City,
Michigan, passed away at 4:30 am on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at the
Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.
Frank was born on July 2, 1919 in Bay City, Michigan to Henry
and Emma Meyer Wackerle. He married Faye Fischer on October
23, 1943 in Bay City.. She passed away in July 15,
1982. He later married Alma Schieber on August 1, 1984 in
Surviving are his wife, Alma Wackerle of Eureka; two sons, Barry
(Susan) Wackerle of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada; Randy (Jane)
Wackerle of Bay City, Michigan; one daughter, Julee (Lee) Holmes of
LaPlace, IL; two step sons, Mike (Mary) Schieber of Congerville;
Jeff (Diane) Schieber of Carlock; three step daughters, Sue (Lee)
Ehling; Karen (Mark) Hangartner; Kris (Keith) Noe all of Eureka;
numerous grandchildren, step grandchildren, great grandchildren and
step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 1 brother, Robert
Wackerle; two sisters, Elaine Bahler, Helen Holeman; and one step
Frank was a member of the Carpenter's Union Local #706 for
almost 60 years. He worked as a construction superintendent
for the Englehart Construction Company for over 40 years, building
the Friendship Shell, schools, churches, and many landmarks in the
He was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church.
Funeral services will be held on Friday July 26, at 11:00 am at
the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Visitation
will be held from 9-11 am before the services at the funeral
home. Additional services will be held at 1:30 pm on Sunday
July 28, at the Apostolic Christian Church on Frazier Road in
Kawkawlin, Michigan. Church ministers will officiate.
Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30 before the services at the
church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The
Gephart Funeral Home in Bay City is handling the arrangements in
Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian
Home of Eureka or to a charity of the donor's choice. Online
condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com
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