|Birth: ||Sep. 23, 1873|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1938|
--obituary published in the Edwardsville Intelligencer, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, on Tuesday, February 15, 1938
New Douglas, IL—Mrs. Lena Ackermann, wife of August Ackermann, died at the home of her son Jack Ackermann, four miles northwest of this city, Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock, following a lingering illness.
Mrs. Ackermann was formerly Miss Lena Colbertson. She was born in Christian county on Sept. 23, 1873, and had attained the age of 64 years, 4 months and 21 days. She had been married to Mr. Ackermann for about 42 years.
Her husband survives as do two daughters, Mrs. Elmer Schott and Mrs. Stanley March, both of St. Louis, two sons, Elvin of New York and Jack Ackermann, of near New Douglas. A sister, Mrs. Asa Best, and three grandchildren also survive.
The funeral will be held at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Latowsky Funeral Home at New Douglas. Rev. Latham, pastor of the Methodist Church at Staunton, will officiate. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery at Alton.
August J Ackerman (1874 - 1940)*
Created by: Tammy Gibbons
Record added: Jun 26, 2009
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