Florence (1866 - 1948)
Surnames: ACKERMAN DAMON KUEHNAU FLEMING HAMPTON VANDYKE FIEBKE HOLTERMAN FOLLETT GRAVES HAYWARD PREHN
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co., Wis.) 03/26/1948
Ackerman, Florence (6 Feb. 1866 - 22 Mar. 1948)
Word was received of the death of Florence Damon Ackerman, 82, at Milwaukee late Monday.
Burial will take place in the West Spencer cemetery from the Hansen Funeral Home at Marshfield with a short service. The date has not as yet been set pending the arrival of the body.
Mrs. Ackerman was a sister of the late A. A. Damon and of Mrs. Maude Kuehnau of Unity, and was an early Spencer resident.
----Sources: Marathon County Register (Unity, Clark Co. Wis.) 04/02/1948
Funeral services were held at Marshfield Thursday afternoon at 3 o’clock at the Hansen Funeral Home for Mrs. Florence Ackerman, 82, who died at 9 p.m. Monday at a Milwaukee hospital following a three years’ illness. The Rev. Raymond J. Fleming, pastor of the First Methodist Church, conducted the rites and burial was in the West Spencer Cemetery.
Mrs. Ackerman, nee Damon, was born February 6, 1886, at North Luber, Maine, and was married at Spencer to William D. Ackerman, who preceded her in death in 1941. She was the daughter of Joseph and Susan Damon. Mrs. Ackerman received her education in Spencer and was a school teacher at Hewitt and in Minnesota. For the past thirty years she made made Milwaukee her home.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Genevieve Hampton, Aberdenn, S.D.; Mrs. Maurine van Dyke, California; a son, Carroll Reed Ackerman, Washington, D.C.; five grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. John R. Kuehnau, Unity. Three brothers are dead.
Relatives and friends from away who were here for the funeral were Leonard and John Damon, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Damon. Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Damon, Tomahawk; Mrs. John R. Kuehnau, Unity; Mr. and Mrs. John Fiebke, Athens; Miss Ina Damon, Mr. Glenn Damon, and Mrs. W. G. Holterman, Spencer; and Mrs. Al Follett, Marshfield.
Pallbearers were Leonard and Glen Damon, Spence Graves, Laurence Driscoll, George Hayward and Harry Prehn.
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