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John J. Ackerman
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1920
Temvik
Emmons County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 2013
Linton
Emmons County
North Dakota, USA

John Ackerman, 92, of Linton, ND, died January 17, 2013 in the Linton Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30pm Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Peace Lutheran Church, Linton with Reverend Adam Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the Linton Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Sunday for 1 hour before the services at the church.

John was born June 11, 1920 on a farm near Temvik, ND, the son of David and Rosina (Wohl Ackerman. He attended school in Linton where he graduated from high school. He attended Valley City State Teacher College. He taught school for a short time before entering the U.S. Army. He served in the Army from 1942 to 1946.

John married Esther Haid on June 1, 1948 at Peace Lutheran Church. They lived in Linton, Edgemont, SD, and Lansing, MI for a short time. John and Esther returned to Linton where John owned and operated JJ Ackerman Trucking for several years. He also worked at the Linton Public School as a custodian and drove school bus until he retired at the age of 87.

John enjoyed attending Legion and VFW functions and playing cards. He was a member of the Linton American Legion and the Strasburg VFW, where he served the local and state levels. He was also a member of Peace Lutheran church, where he and Esther were custodians for many years.

As a WW II Veteran, John was humbled to be able to be a part of the Honor Flight for Veterans to Washington DC. He was very proud of this and always referred to how he was "Treated Like a King".

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Randy and Joyce Ackerman, Mapleton, ND; two daughters and sons-in-law: Karen and Don Williams, Pueblo, CO and Sheri and Parrell Grossman, Bismarck, ND; nine grandchildren: Cody, Jai, Dusty, Jon, Jayla , Josh, Jaden, Jared and Tiffany; four great grandchildren: Ashley, Brady and Austin Ackerman and Jaileen Williams; two sisters-in-law: Viola Ackerman, Bismarck, ND and Violet Ohlhauser, Linton, ND; a sister, Esther Job, Bismarck, ND and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife in 2007, a brother, Theophil Ackerman; and two sisters: Alma Trautman and Irene Will. 
 
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  Esther Haid Ackerman (1930 - 2007)
 
Burial:
Linton Cemetery
Linton
Emmons County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: Deborah Ridgway
Record added: Jan 23, 2013
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John J. Ackerman
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John J. Ackerman
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Rest peacefully through eternity
- Deborah Ridgway
 Added: Jan. 23, 2013
 
 
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