|Birth: ||Sep. 20, 1921|
|Death: ||Sep. 15, 2012|
Dale A. Ankrom, age 90, of Lincoln, passed away Saturday, September 15, 2012. He was born September 20, 1921 in Shubert to Leonard and Minnie (Stokes) Ankrom and grew up in the Falls City area. On May 17, 1941, Dale married Bernice V. Sutter of Falls City in Hiawatha, KS. They made their home in Des Moines, IA where he worked as an auto mechanic until November 1942.
On November 3, 1942, Dale enlisted in the U.S. Army and served until January 1946 in the Pacific Theater. At his discharge on January 6, 1946 he had received the American Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, Philippine Libertine Ribbon, Bronze Service Star, World War II Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal. He was always proud of his service to his country and was a 50 year member of the American Legion.
Upon his discharge, he and his family lived in Falls City, Lincoln and Omaha while continuing to work as an auto mechanic. He then returned to Lincoln where he retired in 1988 from McGinnis Ford.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Terry and Gary Shadley-Remington, Shell Knob, MO; brother, Don Ankrom, Falls City; special nephew, spouse, Harold and Gay Sutter, Lincoln; 6 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 4 step great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild and numerous nephews and nieces.
Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bernice Sutter; daughters, Glenda Penhiter and Sondra Bruening and 9 siblings.
Graveside services will be held at 9:00 am, Saturday, September 29, 2012, at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery, 6700 South 14th Street, Lincoln with Reverend Jay Funk officiating. Family and friends will meet at Gate #2 prior to services. Condolences may be left at lincolnfh.com. Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, 6800 South 14th Street, Lincoln.
Minnie May Stokes Ankrom (1888 - 1968)
Bernice V. Sutter Ankrom (1923 - 2006)*
Gary Raymond Ankrom (1919 - 2000)*
Dale A. Ankrom (1921 - 2012)
Lincoln Memorial Park
Created by: Don
Record added: Sep 24, 2012
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My distant (9th) cousin. In honor of your military service, rest in peace.|
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