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 Neil Fredrick Ackley

Neil Fredrick Ackley

Birth
Clearwater, Wright County, Minnesota, USA
Death 29 Sep 2001 (aged 73)
Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Saint Augusta, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 42599266 · View Source
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OBITUARY (St. Cloud Times)
Neil F Ackley
73
St. Cloud
Sep 29, 2001

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2001, at St. Mary's Help Of Christian's Catholic Church in St. Augusta, MN, for Neil Fredrick Ackley, age 73, of 24683 County Road 7, St. Cloud, MN, who died at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, MN on Saturday, September 29, 2001. The Rev. Robert Rolfes will be the celebrant and Rev. John Miller will be the con-celebrant. Entombment will be at the St. Mary's Help of Christian's Mausoleum in St. Augusta, MN. Arrangements were with Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.
Neil was born on July 7, 1928, on a farm in Clearwater Township, Wright County, Minnesota, the son of Fred and Clara (Wallace) Ackley. Neil was inducted into the United States Marine Corps in August of 1951 and served his country during the Korean Conflict stateside at Camp Pendelton in California until his honorable discharge in August of 1953. He was united in marriage to Beatrice H. Kunkel on September 30, 1953 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Luxemburg, MN. Five children were born to this union. Mr. Ackley worked as a salesman for Seven-Up Bottling Company for 20 years, and for Brown-Boveri Turbo Machinery for a couple years. He also managed Tom's Pet Factory for seven years and drove for Care Cab for eight years. In addition, Neil and Beatrice owned and operated 'Ackley's Tropical Fish'for 12 years.

He was a member of St. Mary's Help of Christian's Catholic Church and American Legion Post # 621, both of St. Augusta, MN.

He is survived by his wife, Beatrice of St. Augusta, MN; his children, Richard and his wife Debra Ackley of St. Cloud, MN, Elaine and her husband Mark Prom of St. Cloud, MN, Patricia and her husband Matthew Schrom of Minnetonka, MN, Daniel and his wife Sue-z Ackley of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Thomas Ackley of Omaha, Nebraska; six grandchildren; and one brother Dale and his wife Althia Ackley of Meadowlands, MN. Neil was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials are preferred to the St. Mary's Help of Christian's Building Fund in lieu of flowers.

He is survived by his wife, Beatrice of St. Augusta, MN; his children, Richard and his wife Debra Ackley of St. Cloud, MN, Elaine and her husband Mark Prom of St. Cloud, MN, Patricia and her husband Matthew Schrom of Minnetonka, MN, Daniel and his wife Sue-z Ackley of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Thomas Ackley of Omaha, Nebraska; six grandchildren; and one brother Dale and his wife Althia Ackley of Meadowlands, MN. Neil was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials are preferred to the St. Mary's Help of Christian's Building Fund in lieu of flowers.


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  • Created by: Matthew Prom
  • Added: 1 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42599266
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Neil Fredrick Ackley (7 Jul 1928–29 Sep 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42599266, citing Saint Mary Help of Christians Cemetery, Saint Augusta, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Matthew Prom (contributor 47156643) .