Max Hager, 84, of Rhinelander, and formerly of Schiller Park, Ill., passed away Aug. 31, 2012. He was born on Feb. 7, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., to Hazel (Neuville) Neirmann and Max Hager Sr.
He is survived by his son, Nicholas M. Hager of Palm Springs, Calif.; a brother, Ronald Hager of Eagle Point, Ore.; and a sister, Nancy (Tom) Vevea of Rhinelander, as well as nieces, nephews and many close friends. He was preceded by his wife, Mathilda (Wesolowski) Hager; and his stepson, Gregory R. Piekarski.
Interment will be private at St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery Niles, Ill. Donations in his name may be made to rhinelanderareafoodpantry.org or ministryhealth.org.