George H Acker

George H Acker

Male 1916 - 2009  (93 years)

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  • Name George H Acker 
    Born 11 Feb 1916  Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Find a Grave FindAGrave Memorial 67283150 
    Died 23 Nov 2009  Kimberly, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • November 25, 2009

      Acker, George H. Sr.

      George Acker, age 93, of Kimberly, passed away November 23, 2009, following a brief stay at Parkside Care Center in Little Chute. George was born in Appleton on February 11, 1916, son of the late George and Elizabeth (Schmidt) Acker. On January 8, 1944, he married the former Delores Verbeten, and together they had two children. Delores passed away in 1952, and in 1953, George married Lois Ann Doerfler in Kimberly. Together they raised seven additional children, and Lois preceded him in death in 1993. George was a longtime employee at Baisch Engineering in Kaukauna, where he worked as an engineer.

      George played the trumpet in the Kimberly Community Band for many years, was a member of the B.P.O.E., a faithful Packer fan, and enjoyed going to Lambeau Field and golfing with his Packer clubs.

      One of his greatest joys was to have served his country in World War II as a member of the United States Army. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant and also played in the Army Band. He was a member and Past Commander of the William Verhagen Post #60 of the American Legion.

      George is survived by his children: Marianne (David) Smith, Little Chute; William (Sandy) Acker, Green Bay; Louise (Don) Van Hammond, Stevens Point; Susan (Ted) Van Dyke, Oshkosh; Jean Acker (Rita Halbur), Shoreview, Minnesota; George Acker and his special friend Victoria Brenna, Menomonie; Sarah (Todd) Wittman, Appleton; Polly (Marv) Hietpas, Appleton; Tony Acker, Minneapolis; ten grandchildren: Steve (Dori) Smith, Kaukauna; Aimee (Troy) Johnson, Kimberly; Becky (Mark) Vande Hey, Kaukauna; Sara (Jeff) Kraus, Atkinson, Nebraska; Jessica (John) Gaffney, Stevens Point; Amanda Van Dyke, Oshkosh; Christopher Van Dyke, Oshkosh; Monica Wittman, Neenah; Maria Wittman, Whitewater; Jacob Wittman, Waverly, Iowa; ten great-grandchildren: Samantha and Brianna Smith; Kian and Alek Johnson; McKenna and David Vande Hey; Bailey and Aaron Kraus; Noah and Baby Gaffney; and brother, Ralph (Carol) Acker, Appleton. There are also many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

      George was preceded in death by his parents, and both wives, Delores and Lois Ann, a brother Harold (Althea) Acker and an infant sister Edith.

      The funeral liturgy for George will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, November 27, 2009, at HOLY SPIRIT PARISH, 600 E. Kimberly Avenue in Kimberly with Fr. Jim Vanden Hogen officiating. Interment will full military honors will follow at St. John Cemetery in Little Chute. Friends may call directly at the church on Friday morning from 10 a.m. until the hour of the mass.

      The family would like to offer their sincere gratitude to George's special friends Stephanie and Robby Thompson, Frank Madill, as well as the special neighbors who watched over Dad. They include Eugene and Marion Vandenberg who were always there for him.

      Jansen Fargo

      Funeral Home

      204 E. Kimberly Avenue

      Kimberly 920-788-6202

      Online condolences

      www.wichmannfargo.com
    Person ID I206195  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2009 

    Father George Acker,   b. 25 Sep 1874, Algoma, Kewaunee Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1946  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Schmidt,   b. 11 Jan 1885,   d. 25 Sep 1968  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1914 
    Family ID F85088  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Delores Ann Verbeten,   b. 20 Jul 1923, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1952  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 08 Jan 1944 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Married: 1x2. Living
    Family ID F82099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Lois Ann Doerfler,   b. 09 May 1923, Kimberly, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1993  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1953 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
    +5. Living
    Married: 1x6. Living
     7. Living
    Family ID F85089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Feb 1916 - Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Nov 2009 - Kimberly, Outagamie, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St John Cemetery, Little Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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