Obit: Ackerman, Raymond A. “Bud” (1924 - 1966)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Ackerman, Darnell, Musgraves, Jolivette Schwan, Polen

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/5/1967

Ackerman, Raymond A. “Bud” (8 March 1924 - 14 December 1966)

Raymond A. (Bud) Ackerman was born March 8, 1924, in Neillsville, Wis. and died suddenly of a heart attack at 7 p.m. December 14 at Flint, Mich.

He lived in Neillsville until he finished grade school then moved to Greenwood, where he was graduated from high school in 1942. After graduation he was employed a truck driver for the John Wuethrich Creamery Co. On January 18, 1943, he left for service and spent two years in the European theater operations with the 391st Anti-aircraft battalion and received his discharge January 3, 1946.

After his discharge he was again employed by the John Wuethrich Creamery Co. until 1951, when he moved to Flint, Mich., and worked as truck driver for Automobile Carriers, Inc., for the last 15 years.

He is survived by his wife, the former Bessie Darnell; two sons, Dennis and Gary; a daughter, Mrs. Dennis (Janice) Musgraves, all of Flint, Mich.; his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Jolivette of Greenwood; two step-brothers, Dale Jolivette of Greenwood and Norbert Jolivette of Jewell, Ia.; and a step-sister, Mrs. Donald (Elaine) Schwan of Loyal.

Funeral services were held from Colonial Chapel, Reigle Funeral Home, December 17, at 1 p.m. The Rev. O. W. Polen officiated. Burial was made in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Flint, Mich.

Pallbearers were six of the drivers for Automobile Carriers, Inc. Other drivers attended in a body.



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