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Lincoln Akers
Birth: Apr. 28, 1867
Johnson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1958
Audubon County
Iowa, USA

Death Claims County Pioneer Lincoln Akers

Death came Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7:40 to Lincoln Akers, 91, retired farmer and pioneer resident of Audubon county. Mr. Akers, who had been in failing health for several years died at his home in Oakfield.

The son of Ralph and Teresa King Akers, he was born in Johnson county and had lived in Audubon county since coming here when he was two years old.

He was married to Mary B. Harris of Lewis and the couple observed their 64th wedding anniversary in July.

Twelve of the couple's 14 children survive, also with the widow, 35 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren, Robert and Sylvia preceded their father in death.

The surviving children are Otto, Byron, Trilby, Harold, Frank, Lewis and Alvie Akers and Mrs. Dave Schwarting of Exira, Mrs. Walter Brown of Grand Coulee, Wash.; Mrs. Edd Stager of Oakfield, Mrs. Clyde Heck of Ventura, Calif., and Mrs. Winona Kessering of Ridgeway, Colo.

Last rites were held Monday afternoon at two o'clock at the Brayton Baptist church with the Rev. Ronald Abbas officiating.

Music for the services was by Mrs. Lester Nelson, pianist, who also accompanied the vocalists, Mrs. Raymond Anderson and Mrs. Henry Hansen as the sang, "Rock of Ages" and "Going Down the Valley."

Casket bearers were grandsons Gary, Myron, Larry, Robert, Dalbert and Harold F Akers.

Interment was in the Oakfield cemetery with Corl's in charge.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ralph Akers (1833 - 1915)
  Thressa Emeline King Akers (1839 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Berella Harris Akers (1875 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Otto George Akers (1895 - 1962)*
  Laura May Akers Stager (1896 - 1965)*
  Byron Jessie Akers (1898 - 1979)*
  Cleo Martha Akers Brown (1900 - 1981)*
  Trilby Ralph Akers (1901 - 1975)*
  Harold Lincoln Akers (1902 - 1993)*
  Lillie Marie Akers Schwarting (1905 - 2000)*
  Winona Akers Kesselring (1907 - 1994)*
  Sylvia Emeline Akers (1910 - 1910)*
  Frank Donald Akers (1911 - 1975)*
  Alvie Kenneth Akers (1913 - 1982)*
  Lewis Beryl Akers (1915 - 1982)*
  Sydney Robert Laverne Akers (1916 - 1928)*
  Coral Berella Akers Heck (1919 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ralph Alvy Akers (1858 - 1861)*
  John Ransome Akers (1861 - 1861)*
  Emeline King Akers Parker (1862 - 1891)*
  Hannah Hendershay Akers Parker (1864 - 1915)*
  Lincoln Akers (1867 - 1958)
  Cora May Akers (1870 - 1879)*
  Colfax Akers (1872 - 1874)*
  Ralph Akers (1875 - 1920)*
  Haysanna Akers (1877 - 1899)*
  Warret T. Akers (1879 - 1879)*
  Thressa Akers (1880 - 1880)*
  Penn Akers (1884 - 1885)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakfield Cemetery
Oakfield
Audubon County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Uncloudy_Day
Record added: Jan 08, 2009
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