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Submitted by Richard & Lois Wetzell
In Memory of Berniece A. Ackeberg
Date of birth: February 24, 1917
Date of death: January 22, 2003
Service: Friday, January 24, 2003 – 10:30 a.m.
Garland Funeral Home
Clergy: Rev. Gary Barber
Organist: Lola Watson
Soloists: Connie Endicott, Tim Watson and Kenyon Ackeberg
Pallbearers: Kurt Clark, Curt Lange, Steve Clark, Harry Ioder, Bruce Hill, Tim Long
Honorary Pallbearers: Steve Rosenow, Alan Rosenow, Rick Clark, Jeff
Berniece A. Ackeberg, age 85, of Walnut Manor Nursing Home in Walnut, died Wednesday, Januar
22, 2003, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, Illinois.
Mrs. Ackeberg was born February 24, 1917 in Thomas, Illinois, th daughter of Henry and Clara (Thompson) Rosenow. She was united in marriage to Marvin Ackeberg on and taught Sunday School in the Tampico and Walnut Methodist Churches. She was a member of Good Morning Circle and was past preseindent and secretary of United Methodist Women.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin Ackeberg of Walnut, Illinois; four brothers, Vernon (Dorothy) Rosenow of Rock Falls, Illinois; Ivin (Avis) Rosenow of Tampico, Illinois, Jerry (Marge) Rosenow of Port St. Lucie, Florida, Maxine Long of Dixon, Illinois, and Verla Clark of Genseo, Illinois; and numberous neices and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother Vivian Rosenow; several nephews and nieces.
Funeral service will be conducted on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut with theRev. Officiating. Burial will be in the Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. A memorial has been established in her memory to the Walnut Fire Department or the Walnut Methodist Church Education Fund in lieu of flowers.