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Leonard John Ackerson
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1904
Red Cloud
Webster County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1997
Weld County
Colorado, USA

Father: Roland E. Ackerson
Mother: Elizabeth Lenora Martin Ackerson Steidley
Siblings: *, Glen S., Robert.
Spouse: Hermie
1910: Living in Elm Creek, Webster, Nebraska with mother, two brothers, grandparents and cousins.
1920: Living in Adams, Gage, Nebraska with mother, step father, two brothers, half sister and two half uncles.
1930: Living in Adams, Gage, Nebraska with mother, step father, brother, half sister, and half uncle.
1940: Living in Pleasant Valley, Weld, Colorado with spouse (Hermie H.)

Leonard J. Ackerson, 92, of Greeley died Wednesday, March 12, 1997 at Kenton Manor. He was born November 27, 1904 in Red Cloud, NE to Roland E. and Elizabeth Leora (Martin) Ackerson. On June 4, 1931 he married Hermie Heyen on Omaha, NE. She died April 10, 1981.

He married Lillian F. Scott on March 4, 1984 in Greeley. Mr. Ackerson graduated from high School in Adams, NE. He served in the Navy during World War II in the South Pacific and was involved in the invasion of Tarawa in Marianas. He worked for Farr Elevator Co. in Nunn and retired in 1977. After his retirement, he worked as a mechanic on Evinrude boat motors in Greeley.

Mr. Ackerson was a member of Village Christian Church and the Greeley Senior Activity Center.

Survivors are his wife, Lillian of Greeley; a son, Stephen Rollie Ackerson also of Greeley; a stepdaughter, Linda G. Blackburn; stepson, Stephen Messick; sister-in-law, Elva Ackerson of Sidney, NE; grandson, Chad Ackerson, step granddaughter, Shelly Knott; and two great-granddaughters. A sister, Virginia Onstott, and two brothers, Glenn and Robert are deceased.

Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Family links: 
  Roland Everett Ackerson (1879 - 1910)
  Elizabeth Lenora Martin Steidley (1877 - 1969)
  Hermie Heyen Ackerson (1905 - 1981)
  Lillian F. Fischer Ackerson (1917 - 2006)
  Leonard John Ackerson (1904 - 1997)
  Robert Martin Ackerson (1908 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Weld County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Burial here based on obituary.
Created by: Sue Lilley
Record added: Apr 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 108559022
Leonard John Ackerson
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