California Genealogy and History Archives
San Bernardino County
Donald was an accomplished self-taught guitarist who, along with Red, played with "The Country Classics." Donald was active in the Sunrise Rotary and served as president and was a member of the Big Bear Rotary Club. He was also a member of the Los Caballos Horse Club. He liked to read James Michener and Louis L'Amour books. He served in the Army and was a Veteran of Korea.
Donald enjoyed looking at and collecting Indian artifacts through his travels and during his auctions.
Preceded in death was his grandson, Timothy Akkerman. Surviving are his wife, Florence "Red"
Akkerman, sons, Dani Akkerman of Hemet, Calif., David Akkerman of Rocklin, Calif., Gregg Akkerman
of Spartanburg, SC and Jeffery Akkerman of Gardner, KS, and daughter, Jody Akkerman of Hemet. Calif.
|"Big Bear Grizzly" Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 4:54 pm|
|Submitted by: Peggy Hooper|