Herman Hackman


Herman Henry Hackman, 93, of Seymour, died on Nov. 27, 2015, at home surrounded by his loving family.

He served in WW II as a Second Lt. in the Air Force as a Navigator on a B-17. He was recalled during the Korean War and taught navigation at Ellington Air Force Base in Houston, Texas.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Edith Terkhorn Hackman; his children, Rodney K. (Elaine) Hackman, Stewart L. (Kristi) Hackman, Jill Annette (Brian) Block and Jana Leigh (Sonny) Teal; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; his sister, Erma Cline; and a sister-in-law, Louise Hackman.

He is preceded in death by his brothers, Otto, Benjamin, Roy and Lewis Hackman.

Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church with the Rev. Jeffrey Stuckwisch officiating. Burial will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery with full military graveside rites conducted by VFW Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disabled Veterans 47, Korean and Vietnam Veterans, all of Seymour.

Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 p.m. at Voss Chapel on Monday  and after 9 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday at Zion Lutheran Church.

Memorial checks may be written to Zion Lutheran Church, Lutheran Community Home, Trinity Lutheran High school, or Hospice of Schneck Medical Center.