William Waack CEDAR FALLS – William “Bill” Waack, 89, of Cedar Falls, died Friday, Jan. 12, at Western Home Communities Nation Cottage. He was born Sept. 25, 1928, in Clinton County, son of Lester and Naomi Waack. He was married to Beryl Grace Malmanger. Bill graduated from DeWitt High School in 1945. He received his B.A. at Iowa State Teachers College (UNI) in Cedar Falls in 1949; his M.A. at the University of Iowa in 1957; and his Ph.D. at the University of Iowa in 1982. He taught in Clinton and Keokuk; Maywood and Evanston, Ill.; and Pittsburgh, Pa., before coming to the University of Northern Iowa, where he taught for 20 years. He was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls and served in various positions, with particular emphasis on Christian education. He was also a member of the Cedar Falls Kiwanis Club. Survived by: his wife; and several nephews. Preceded in death by: a son, Craig S. Waack; and his brother, Richard Waack.Services: Family-directed funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls. Committal services will be held at a later date in Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Mound, Iowa. Richardson Funeral Service is assisting the family. Memorials: to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls, or Cedar Bend Humane Society. Obituary from the Waterloo Courier, January 14, 2018.