Acker, Paul (1891 - 1982)







----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 06/30/1982

Acker, Paul (1891 - 1982)

Paul Acker, 90, Route 3, Greenwood, Town of Warner, Clark County, died on Monday morning, June 21, 1982, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 24, at Zion United Church of Christ, Greenwood. Officiating was Rev. Alwyn York. Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery, with Gene Himes, Curt Garrett, Leonard Himes, Lester Severson, Albert Podgozinski and Donald Kocher serving as pallbearers. Rinka Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Paul Acker was born in Milwaukee County on Oct. 9, 1891, to August and Minnie (nee Roehrdanz) Acker. He received his education at Milwaukee Schools and also LaTart School at Greenwood.

He was married to Hazel Himes on Oct. 4, 1920, at St. Paul, Minn. They were married 61 years. After their marriage, they farmed in the Town of Warner, until retiring in 1960. He then continued living on the home farm.

He was a veteran of World War I, a member of the Greenwood American Legion and a member of Zion United Church of Christ.

Surviving him are his wife two sons, Ted of Medford and Richard of Greenwood two grandchildren, David and Brian and one great-grandson, Jeff.

Full military rites were conducted by the Greenwood American Legion.

Preceding him in death were one daughter, Betty, one great-grandson, Jesse, one sister and four brothers.



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