|Birth: ||May 21, 1892|
|Death: ||Mar. 31, 1919|
Tri-County Press, Polo, Illinois, Thursday April 10, 1919: MRS. LUTHER ACKER
Faith Leone Deuth was born near Haldane, [Ogle County] Illinois, May 21st, 1892 and died March 31st, 1919 at her home near Polo at the age of 26 years, 10 months and 10 days.
She attended the Polo and Freeport high schools each for two years, graduating from the latter in 1910. The following year she spent doing graduate work in the Polo school.
For the next five years she devoted her time in brightening her parents' home with her loving service.
February 9th, 1916, she was united in marriage to Luther Acker, to them being born one son, Russel Keith. She made a true home for her husband and baby and spent her time doing for her dear ones. She always tried to look on the bright side of life even when her returning health seemed impossible.
At the age of 19, she united with the Lutheran church. She loved her church and all its interests. All her life she was a faithful attendant until the last two years, when poor health forced her to be absent many times.
She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, one son Russel Keith, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Deuth, and one brother, Millard Deuth, besides numerous other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at the Lutheran Church, Thursday at 2:00 o'clock, Dr. R. B. Peery officiating, and she was laid to rest in beautiful Fairmont cemetery by her cousins, Fred and Alvin Deuth of Freeport, John and Fred Deuth and Mart Eakle of Forreston.
Relatives and friends from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. George Deuth, Mrs. August Deuth of Freeport; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fluegel of Eleroy, Mrs. Mart Eakle, John Deuth, Fred Deuth, Sosan Bowers and Joe Fager of Forreston; Howard Rummell of Dakota, Ill.; Mrs. Wm. Rummell, Mrs. Bert Schriner and son of Chadwick; Mrs George Teets of Millidgeville [sister of Luther]; Mrs. Susan Miller, Oliver Miller and son and daughter, Misses Mae and Elsie Hersch of Mt Morris [cousins of Luther?]; Mr. U. Cupp of Dixon; Mr. Burton Acker and Mrs. Jennie Albright of Lincoln, Neb.
Thy gentle presence lingers near, In memories sweet, thy voice I hear, The lord hath claimed thee for his own, Yet thou are still my dear Leone. -- Contributed.
August J. Deuth (1865 - 1942)
Mary Alice Miller Deuth (1867 - 1963)
Allen Luther Acker (1890 - 1955)*
Created by: bob toelle
Record added: Jul 19, 2010
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