Information for Allen "Al" Yore Ackroyd
13 January, 1922 - 9 March, 1996
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Monday, 11 March, 1996
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Allen "Al" Yore Ackroyd, 81 of Nampa, died Saturday, March 9,
1996, at his home, following a lengthy struggle with cancer.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March
13, 1996, at the Nampa Sunnyridge Building, Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3015 Sunnyridge Rd. Bishop
Eric S. Asay, bishop of the Nampa 8th Ward L.D.S. Church will
officiate. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial
Gardens. Services are under the direction of the Alsip
Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Allen was born on January 16, 1915, at Magrath,
Alberta, Canada, to Smith and LaVerna Coleman Ackroyd.
He married Charlotte Maxine Bullock on March 17, 1942.
Their marriage was later sealed for time and all eternity in
1958 at the Los Angeles, California, L.D.S. Temple.
Shortly after his marriage, he entered the U.S. Air Force and
served during WWII. He was honorably discharged in 1944
and returned to Los Angeles, where he started his career the
the Los Angeles Times newspaper. He then became
one of the top salesman at A.E. Nugente Chevrolet. He
later went to work for Fleetwood Trailers in Anaheim,
In November of 1958, he was transferred to Nampa where
he continued with Fleetwood and they made their home. He
later retired as General Manager, and they have resided in
Nampa since. Al was a member of the Nampa 8th Ward L.D.S.
Church. He enjoyed many hobbies, including fly fishing,
playing golf, flying his airplane, and above all, his love for
his God, his country and world conditions.
Al is survived by his wife, Charlotte of Nampa; 2
daughters, Sharon Ackroyd, Boise, Terry Stewart and her
husband Randy, Boise; son Robert Ackroyd, Middleton;
1 brother, Roy Ackroyd, Poison, Montana; 2 sisters and
their husbands, LaVerna and Farres Nyuman, Logan, Utah, Alice
and Wynn Fife, Linden, Utah; 5 grandchildren, Marti, Jay
and Tyler Stewart, Booke Hautzinger, Mikel Chapman and her
husband, Joshua; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He will be greatly missed by his family and special
friends he gathered during his life.
Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on Tuesday
from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and at the Sunnyridge Building on
Wednesday from noon to 12:45 p.m. The family will greet
friends at Alsip Funeral Chapel on Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.