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John Henry Akers
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1887
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1966
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

John Henry Akers of RD 2. died at 9:30 a.m. yesterday in the Altoona Hospital, after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona on Dec. 12, 1887,a son of, Henry and Amanda (Stumph) Akers, and was united in marriage with Bessie Zinn in the Fourth Lutheran Church on July 1, 1914, by the Rev. Drawbaugh.

Surviving are his wife four children, Harrie E., Elwood L. and Joanne L., at home, and Mrs. Gladys Halbrilter of Canan Station; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a sister Mrs. Myrtle Varner of the city.

He was a member of the former Grace Lutheran Church and a
retired boilermaker of the P.R.R.

Friends may call at the Lafferty Funeral Home from 7 to 9
today.

Altoona Mirror: Tuesday, March 1, 1966, page 24, col. 1
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Husband of Bessie E.
Father of Harry, Gladys, Elwood, and Herbert C. Akers
He worked as a boiler maker for PRR and a printer at the Silk Mill. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry H Akers (1841 - 1903)
  Amanda Stumph Akers (1855 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie E Akers (1892 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Eugene Akers (1915 - 1995)*
  Gladys R Akers Halbritter (1917 - 2002)*
  Elwood L. Akers (1921 - 1991)*
  Herbert Calvin Akers (1925 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ida Albright Williams (1869 - 1953)**
  William Akers (1871 - 1940)**
  John Henry Akers (1887 - 1966)
  Myrtle M Akers Varner (1891 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Carson Valley Cemetery
Duncansville
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: S4, A, 26, 1 - 3/2/1966 Lafferty (08B-15)
GPS (lat/lon): 40.44835, -78.43534
 
Maintained by: Sky
Originally Created by: jbowers
Record added: Sep 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30057327
John Henry Akers
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 Added: Mar. 14, 2016
Rest in Peace.
- Mary
 Added: Feb. 3, 2009
 
 
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