Deborah Vacker, 67 of Taylorville passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2023 at Springfield Memorial Hospital. She was born on January 2, 1956 in Decatur, IL, the daughter of Robert E. Hanks Sr. and Rose M. Hanks. She graduated from Taylorville High School and completed two college courses. She retired after working many years for Ameren.
Deborah is survived by her son: Matthew Vacker of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren: Colton Vacker; Christian Vacker; Jessica Sparling; Gavin Vacker; great-grandchildren: Ian Sparling; Theseus Vacker; mother: Rose Hanks; brother: Robert Hanks Jr. of Taylorville, IL; sister: Dawn Hanks of Maryland; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert E. Hanks Sr.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville, IL, with Pastor Tiney Walker officiating.
Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society.