Emmy L. Hack
May 05, 1928 ‒ December 17, 2013
Emmy L. Hack, age 85 of Delaware died peacefully at home Tuesday afternoon, December 17, 2013.
She was born on May 5, 1928 in Gersfeld, Germany to the late August and Katharina (Michel) Maul. One of ten children, she helped her siblings escape Germany during the Russian invasion. In 1955 she married John Hack and together they shared a love for Germania until his passing in 2002.
Emmy worked as a senior clerk with AEP for 30 years. As one who loved life, she was always on the go as a member of St. Mark’s Church, Germania Singing Society, and the German Folk Dancer’s. Simply put she was a busy lady, active with the various senior clubs, playing cards and bingo.
With a passion for music she loved to both play and listen. She also enjoyed any style of dance. A collector of Hummel figurines, she also enjoyed jewelry of all types. A joyous individual inside and out, she made the most of every moment and was at her best when surrounded by her family, especially her grandchildren.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter: Gilsela Fildebrandt and her special friend Hank of Delaware, grandchildren Eric (Kristy), Karen (Tassilo), and Susi (Janek) Fildebrandt, great-grandchildren Caitlin, Rhinnon, Ian, Valentin, Lynn, Ronja, brothers Siegfred and Werner Maul, sisters Elisabeth Seuring, Hannelore Zitzmann, Gudrun Bartsch, and special sister Inga Mizikow and her Michigan family Ronnie (Chris), Melinda, Karen, as well as a dear cousin Barbara Smith.
She was also preceded in death by siblings Heini, Olga, and Anni.
Memorial services will be held 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 4th at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 82 E. William St., Delaware, where Rev. Jennell Rue will officiate. Private burial will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center.
In lieu of flowers and in honor of her love for children memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Hospital, P.O. Box 10000, Memphis, TN 38148-0552.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com