Alma Laura (Unger) Ackerman, 96, died Wednesday (Nov. 15, 2006) at Hillcrest Nursing Home.
She was born Dec. 20, 1909, in the Ash Creek Community south of Indianola in Red Willow County to Frederick and Emma (Tilgner) Unger. She was baptized at St. John's Ash Creek Lutheran Church and was also confirmed there in 1926. She attended school in Ash Creek and Red Willow.
On Sept. 13, 1928, she married Frederick Ackerman. They were owners and operators of a motel.
She was a member of Ash Creek Lutheran Church, Peace Lutheran Church, and a Charter member of Peace Lutheran Women's Missionary League.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frederick Ackerman on Dec. 21, 1984; daughter, Lois Johnson on Oct. 17, 2006; son-in-law, Garry Wagner; grandson, David Wagner; granddaughter, Laura Hubert Karp; great-granddaughter, Kayla Hubert; five brothers, Gus, Herman, Walter, Charles and Alfred Unger; five sisters, twins Emma and Elizabeth, Pauline Tauber, Clara Baumbach and Lydia Ackerman.
Survivors include her daughter, Eileen and husband, John Hubert, of McCook; son-in-law, Cecil Johnson of Overland Park, Kan.; one sister, Lorraine Groothius of Ogden, Utah; two sisters-in-law, Darlene Unger of Hayes Center and Frances Unger of McCook; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and relatives.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m., at Peace Lutheran Church in McCook with the Rev. Bradley Rick officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friends may send condolences to www.carpenterbreland.com.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.