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James R. Ackley
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1931
Whitehall
Trempealeau County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 2007
Fitchburg
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA

He was the son of Melvin and Margaret (Rognlien) Ackley and graduated from Whitehall High School. Jim served in the United States Air Force from 1951-1956. He married Anita Willert-Gerber on September 5, 1958, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. He was employed as an area manager for The Janesville Auto Transportation Company (JATCO) until his retirement in 1993. He was a member of First Lutheran Church, Kienow Hilt Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 1621, Loyal Order of Moose, and served on the Board of Directors for both the United Way of Northern Rock County and the Wisconsin Motor Carrier's Association. Jim and Anita spent 9 winters in Arizona which Jim enjoyed as he and his buddies went tracking in the mountains sight-seeing. He spent the summers volunteering as a driver for Rock County Child Protective Services. He loved football, especially the University of Wisconsin Badgers. He is survived by his wife, Anita; 3 children: Sandra (Richard) Anhalt of Franklin, WI, Jerry (Deb) Gerber of Janesville, and Cheryl (Jerry) Burri of Fort Atkinson; 10 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; and 2 brothers, Donald (Irene) Ackley of Whitehall and Alfred Ackley of Hopkins, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, David Ackley; and great granddaughter, Kendall Kortes.
 
 
Burial:
Milton Lawns Memorial Park
Janesville
Rock County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Sue
Record added: Jan 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17479072
James R. Ackley
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You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!
- Darlene T.
 Added: May. 25, 2010

- Sue
 Added: Jan. 15, 2007
 
 
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