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Gayla M Smitley Ackels
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1958
Death: Apr. 27, 2003

News-Sentinel, The (Fort Wayne, IN) - April 29, 2003
GAYLA M. ACKELS, 45, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, April 27, 2003 at Dupont Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born Jan. 14, 1958 in Decatur, she was co-owner of Ackels Painting Service, Fort Wayne, attended First Baptist Church of Churubusco and was a member of the Moose Lodge Auxiliary, Decatur. Surviving are father, Calvin E. Smitley, Decatur; husband, Rodney Ackels of Fort Wayne, whom she married May 2, 1999; two sons, Ryan Whitman of Decatur, Todd Whitman of Van Wert, Ohio; two step-sons, Michael L. Ackels and Nicholas P. Ackels, both of Fort Wayne; brother, Kenneth D. Smitley of Decatur; two sisters, Mrs. Everett (Nancy) McLeland of Decatur, Mrs. Michael (Carla) Rapp of Decatur; and one step-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her mother, Norma J. (Voorhees) Smitley. Service is 10 a.m. Thursday at Haggard & Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur, with visitation from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Burial at Decatur Cemetery. Memorials to Ryan's education fund or the family. To light a candle click on
Decatur Cemetery
Adams County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Apr 29, 2003
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