Obit: Akkerman, Gary S. (1938 - 1979)

Contact: Ken Wood


----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 09/22/1979, P. 5

Akkerman, Gary S. (24 JAN 1938 - 21 SEP 1979)

Chili, Clark County, Wis. - Gary S. Akkerman, 41, of 2611 32nd St. S., Wis. Rapids, and husband of the former Terry A. Hildebrandt of Chili, died of cancer at 1:40 p.m. Friday at Riverview Hospital, Wis. Rapids. He had been a patient there the past 16 days.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at United Methodist Church with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery, both in Wis. Rapids.

Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. Sunday and until 11:30 a.m. Monday at Taylor Funeral Home, Wis. Rapids, and at the church from noon until services Monday.

He was born Jan. 24, 1938 in Wis. Rapids to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Akkerman. He was employed as a salesman by Garber Plumbing and Heating Inc., Wis. Rapids, until retiring in 1975 due to ill health.

He and his wife were married Aug. 27, 1957 in Mosinee. She survives with six children, Mrs. Pam Neitzel of Wis. Rapids, and Tracy, Kristin, Jill, Todd and Brent, all at home, a granddaughter, and his mother.

Surviving brothers and sisters are Douglas and Jack Akkerman, Mrs. Phyllis Siewert and Mrs. Carol Lokken, all of Wis. Rapids, and Mrs. Patricia Welvang of Milwaukee. He was predeceased by a son, his father and two sisters.



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