HAECKER Rex Edwin Haecker, age 99, of Circleville, Ohio died peacefully Saturday, July 16, 2011, at Pickaway Manor. Born January 9, 1912 in Circleville, Ohio son of Gottlieb Christoph Friedrich Haecker and Cora Evaline Ludwig Haecker. A graduate of Circleville High School, Rex was also educated at the Cleveland College and the Harvard Business School.
Former Director of the Bureau of Inspection and Supervision of Public Offices, Office of the Auditor of State.
Former Finance Director of the city of Springfield, Ohio. Life Member Trinity Lutheran Church; trustee of Hitler-Ludwig Cemetery; veteran of World War II.
Served as President, Treasurer, and Trustee of the Ohio Historical Society; member of the Foundation of the Ohio Village; Past President of the Pickaway County Historical Society. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Sons of Union Veterans; St. David's Society of New York; Military Order of World Wars; American Legion; the Soldiers Monumental Association of Pickaway County and recently inducted into the Circleville High School Hall of Fame.
Preceded in death by parents, brothers J. Ludwig Haecker and Hilaire Elson Haecker, sisters Avanell Haecker and Margaret Wilmine Haecker.
Survived by nephews, Christopher F. (Margaret Crouse) Haecker of Kennewick, WA and Michael David Haecker of Largo, FL.
Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Hitler-Ludwig Cemetery with Pastor Gerhard Kraus officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 East Mound Street, Circleville, Ohio 43113.