Born in Furth, Germany April 26, 1930, Hedy passed away in the comfort of family on January 1, 2018 at Chateau Assisted Living in Sacramento, California. Hedy was widowed from James McDonald in 1988 and Robert Fackrell in 2015. Hedy was also preceded in death by her parents Rosa and Johan Rager, son Jeffrey, and brother Stefan. Hedy is survived by sisters Frieda, Irene and Eva; sons Glenn (Jan) and Ken (Anne); daughter-in-law Shirley; grandkids Kevin, Katy (Joe), Jen, Jamie (Amanda), Rachael, Kale (Serena), Ramona and Stephanie (Cameron); 9 great-grand-children, many beloved nephews, nieces and extended family and friends.
During her childhood years and throughout World War II, Hedy lived in Furth and attended the Rosenschule. In 1951 she moved to the United States and lived in several states before settling in Sacramento where she raised 3 sons and worked at Sutter Memorial Hospital and the Sacramento Army Depot. Hedy enjoyed family events, baking, gardening, dancing, traveling, and bingo games. She was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and Fraternal Order of Eagles.