|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1929|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 1996|
Sawyer County Gazette, Thursday, July 25, 1985
Phyllis Ackley, age 66 of Winter, died Sunday, June 9, 1996 at the Rusk County Memorial Hospital in Ladysmith.
Phyllis was born December 28, 1929 at Libertyville, ILL, the daughter of Herman and Ruth (Seiler) Dasher. She graduated from Elkhorn High School in Wisconsin, then moved to Loretta-Draper area, and was united in marriage to Russell Ackley on July 18, 1953 at Stillwater, Minnesota. They lived in Winter, where Phyllis helped Russell operate Ackley Oil Co., while also working as a homemaker raising their four children. She was a past Den Mother for the Cub Scouts in Winter, and was involved in other community activities.
Survivors include three sons, Scott (Wanda), Winter, Michael and Jon, both of Somerset, Wisconsin; one daughter Lynn (Tom) Walters, Burnsville, Minnesota; six grandchildren, David and Shawn Ackley, and Clinton, Elizabeth, Ian and Garrett Walters; her mother Ruth Dasher, Rhinelander, Wisconsin two brothers Carl (Sally) Dasher, Tucson, Arizona, and Marcus (Joyce) Dasher, Libertyville; three sisters, Betty (Nello) Pagliai, Gurnee, ILL, Marilyn (George) Priebe, Lewisville, Texas, and Patricia (Don) Dove, Rhinelander; and many nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her husband Russell in 1993, her father, her foster mother Marvella (Dietz) and an infant brother Charles.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 12 at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Winter, with Rev. Fr. Albert Verdegan the celebrant. Music will be provided by Jean Eck, organist, and Marie Martin, song leader. Burial will be in Winter Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the church.
Casket bearers will be David, Jon, Michael, Scott and Shawn Ackley, and Tom Walters.
Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association, or Lung Association Memorial Program.
Russell Francis Ackley (1920 - 1993)
Created by: Jane
Record added: Nov 12, 2012
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