Zachary M. Yactzak, 37, of Kankakee, passed away Oct. 24, 2021 at his home.

He was born July 24, 1984, in Kankakee, the son of Martin and Patricia Jennings Yactzak.

Zachary was a truck driver.

He was a graduate of Herscher High School. Zachary enjoyed hunting, camping and doing mechanical work. He served in the Army National Guard, and was called to active duty in Afghanistan.

Zachary was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Herscher.

Surviving are one son, Robert N. Yactzak, of Dwight; his mother and stepfather, Patricia and Harold Scheller, of Springfield; his father, Martin Yactzak, of Mississsippi; one sister, Elisabeth Yactzak, of Chicago; one brother, Joshua and Jeffery Daniels, of Carlinville; one nephew, Jaxen N. Daniels; paternal grandmother, Ida Yactzak, of Kankakee; maternal grandmother, Norma Bell, of Herscher; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding him in death were one brother, Nicholas Yactzak; paternal grandfather, Robert H. Yactzak; and maternal grandfather, Donald Jennings.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial visitation was from 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, until the noon memorial service at Trinity Lutheran Church in Herscher, with the Rev. Eric Brown officiating.

Inurnment followed in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Herscher.

Memorials may be made for his son’s education.

Funeral arrangements are by Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee.

Please sign his online guestbook at clancygernon.com.