|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1868|
|Death: ||Dec. 5, 1953|
Atlantic News-Telegraph, Saturday December 5, 1953, page 1: Edgar D. Acker, 85, Dies Today At Orient Home
Edgar D. Acker, 85, of Orient, former resident of Atlantic, died at 4 o'clock this morning at the Case nursing home, Orient, where he had resided since December, 1951. He had been in failing health several years.
Mr. Acker was born near Atlantic [actually, in Pennsylvania] Sept. 10, 1868, the son of George S. and Elizabeth Gist[Geist] Acker. He grew to manhood here and was engaged in construction work as a young man, later farming with his brother, Jake, near Prescott for a number of years. He resided in Fontanelle prior to going to the Orient nursing home two years ago.
Surviving are a brother, Charles H. Acker of Chicago and a number of nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by eight brothers [listed] and a sister, Mrs. E. E. Harris. Funeral rites will be held at the Roland funeral home Monday afternoon at 1:30, the Rev. J. M. Steffenson officiating. .... Atlantic cemetery.
Obituary courtesy of Bob Toelle.
George S Acker (1836 - 1906)
Elizabeth Geist Acker (1837 - 1916)
Thaddeus Wakefield Acker (1860 - 1933)*
Margaret Ann Acker Harris (1862 - 1932)*
Christian M Acker (1863 - 1947)*
Harry M Acker (1865 - 1933)*
Jacob Franklin Acker (1866 - 1941)*
Edgar D. Acker (1868 - 1953)
Charles H. Acker (1870 - 1959)*
Walter S Acker (1872 - 1920)*
Horace Courtney Acker (1874 - 1950)*
John Calvin Acker (1876 - 1928)*
George Clarence Acker (1881 - 1906)*
Plot: Block 5
Created by: Glenn Fleming
Record added: Jan 27, 2012
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