Edmund C. Hack

Age: 66 years, 2 months, 1 day


DOB: January 13, 1888
Beecher, IL USA

DOD: March 14, 1954
St. Margaret’s Hospital, Hammond, IN USA

Son of Henry Hack and Mary (Bielfeldt) Hack

Brother of Albert B. “Pat” Hack.

Husband of Margaretha Schwarz Hack, married November 20, 1912.

Father to:  Henry R. Hack, Thoedore A. (Charlotte Paul), Robert (Sara Funkhouser) and LeRoy (Lucy Jean Emry) Hack


Two Young Beecher Boys Become Full-fledged Doctors

Both Have Locations and Will Begin Practice at Once

Dr Hack & Dr. Wegert 1911Two of Beecher’s young men have become full-fledged doctors, having received their “sheepskins” from the Bennett Medical College at Chicago at their graduation on last Monday. Ed. Hack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hack, and Henry H. Wegert, brother of R.H. Wegert, our tonsorial artist, were the two who were honored. Both young men are well and favorably known, and their many friends will join us in wishing them success in their chosen professional vocation.Loyola School of Medicine 1911

Those from Beecher who attended the graduation exercises were: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hack and son, Arthur, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hack, Herman Hack and family, Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Thielman and children, Dr. and Mrs. D.D. Van Voorhis, Mrs. Henry Bielfeldt and son, Elmer, Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Wegert, Albert Hack and Miss Marie Deneke.

Dr. Wegert has accepted an interne at the West Side Emergancy hospital at Chicago, and Dr. Hack and his college friend Dr. Methrow, who also graduated, Monday, have accepted a like call at the Rockford hospital.

All three young doctors are thrifty, ambitious and full of vim and no doubt will become popular and successful in their profession as physicians and surgeons.


Young Beecher Doctor Married at Chicago Wednesday Afternoon

Will Make Their Home in Wisconsin, Where Groom Will Practice

Dr. Hack Takes a Chicago Bride 1912Dr. Edmund C. Hack, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hack of Beecher, was married, Wednesday afternoon, at 3:30 o’clock, to Miss Margaret Schwarz, at 2335 California Avenue, Chicago, Rev. Krohn, a Lutheran pastor, officiating.
The bridesmaids were Miss Marie Deneke of Beecher and Miss Anna Miller of Chicago, and the groom’s attendants were Mr. Ernest Hummer of Chicago and Mr. Albert Hack of Beecher, brother of the groom. Only near relatives and friends were present at the ceremony. Those from here who attended the wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hack, Mrs. H.F. Thielman, Miss Marie Deneke, Albert Hack and Miss Hilda Tillotson of Crete.
After the ceremony and elaborate wedding, dinner was served and a very pleasant time was had.
The bride is a highly esteemed young lady and has a large circle of friends in her neighborhood in the city.
Our readers are all too well known to the groom for us to comment on his excellent traits. He was born and reared in our midst and is a popular, honorable, ambitious young gentleman. Having recently graduated from the Bennett Medical College at Chicago, he is a full-fledged physician and surgeon, and promises to be a rising young doctor.
Dr. and Mrs. Hack will spend a couple of weeks here at the home of the groom’s parents. In the first week in December they expect to go to their new home at Symco, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, where the doctor will assume an office and begin the practice of his profession.
We join with the many friends in extending congratulations to the newly wedded couple, and wish them success and happiness through life.




Dr. Edmund C. Hack Laid to Rest 1954Dr. Edmund C. Hack, 66, of 7147 Olcott Avenue, Hammond, Ind. died suddenly early Saturday morning, at St. Margaret’s Hospital there. Although ailing for some time with a heart condition, news of his death came as a shock to relatives and his many friends in this community.

Dr. Hack was born January 13, 1888, at Beecher. A graduate of Valparaiso University and Loyola Medical (Bennett) School, he had been a physician in Hammond for the past 30 years. He was a staff member at St. Margaret’s hospital and a member of the American and Lake County Medical Associations. He was also a member of Beecher Lodge 1087, AF & AM, Orak Shrine and South Bend consistory.St. Margaret's hospital

Immediate survivors are his wife, Margaret; three sons, Theodore and Leroy of Hammond and Robert of Indianapolis; one brother, Albert of Beecher, and two granddaughters.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Burns Funeral Home, Hammond, with Rev. Joyce officiating. Interment was in the Beecher Mausoleum.

Freemason-symbol half inchThe Beecher Masonic Lodge conducted graveside rites.

Edmund’s family members also resting in the mausoleum are:

Wife: Margaretha B (Schwarz) Hack
Father & Mother: Henry Hack & Mary Wiebke (Bielfeldt) Hack
Uncle & Aunt: Herman Hack & Eva F. (Ruge) Hack
Uncle & Aunt: Charles J. Hack & Anna (Schroeder, Schmaedeke) Hack
Cousins: Rose W. (Hack) Dunlap & Asa James Dunlap
Cousins: Arthur Hack & Ethel (Wehmhoefer) Hack
Parents of cousins wife: Henry Wehmhoefer & Augusta (Wehling) Wehmhoefer
Cousins: William Bielfeldt & Minnie (Baumgartner) Bielfeldt
Son of cousins: Raymond J Bielfeldt
Cousins: Minnie K. (Bielfeldt) Thielman & Henry F. Thielman

Other, more distant family include: Bahlman, Batterman, Bergmeier, Beseke, Bohl, Cloidt, Dunlap, Engleking,  Fenske, Fick, Freerking, Frobose, Graham, Guritz, Hager, Haltenhof , Heine, Heldt, Hildeman, Hinze, Hoffman, Hoppensteadt, Horn, Hunte, Kaczynski, Kappe, Kilborn,  Kirchhoff,  Klocksieben, Koch, Langreder, Leder, Maass, Matthias, Mc Carty, Meyer, Monk, Niedert, Ohlendorf, Pansa, Peters, Pralle, Riley, Ristenpart, Rohe, Rust, Saller, Selk, Struve, Thielman, Vagt, Von Engeln, Wegert, Wehmhoefer, Wiechen, Wilkening,


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