Obit: Ackeret, Marian Josephine (1927 - 2010)


Contact: Robert Lipprandt


Surnames: Ackeret, Free, Marsolek, Nathan, Pientok 

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, February 10, 2010, page 13 

Ackeret, Marian Josephine (Pientok) (April 1, 1927 - February 5, 2010)

Marian Josephine Ackeret, 82, Dorchester died Friday, Feb. 5, 2010 at the House of the Dove, Marshfield.

Marian was born on April 1, 1927 in Independence, to Andrew and Matilda (Nee: Marsolek) Pientok.  

She attended St. Peter and Paul Graded School and was a 1945 graduate of Independence High School. Marian was a 1949 graduate of Stout State Teachers College in Menomonie. She was employed at the Galesville High School, then at Whitewater High School and later at Medford High School as a Home Economics Teacher. She also later worked at Prange’s Department Store in Marshfield.  

On December 27, 1958, Marian was united in marriage to Gerald Ackeret at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Independence. Marian and Gerald lived in Medford, Greenwood and later in Dorchester.

Marian was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester, the Wisconsin Teachers Association, and B.P.W. Marian was a past Night School Instructor.

She is survived by her loving husband of fifty-one years, Gerald; the loving mother of Kevin Ackeret of Dorchester, Ellen Ackeret of Appleton, and Faye (J. Free) Ackeret of Portland, Ore.; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Aaron (Ruth) Pientok of Independence, and Jacqueline Pientok of Independence. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Marian was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and one sister-in-law; Ed (Dorothy) Pientok and Art Pientok.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010 at St. Louis Catholic Church, Dorchester with Fr. Nathan presiding.

Interment will be at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery, Dorchester at a later date.

Visitation will be Wednesday morning at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass. 

In Lieu of Flowers: memorial contributions may be given to St. Louis Catholic Church.


Dallmann-Kniewel Funeral Homes of Medford & Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements.



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