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Dr. J. W. Ackert
5 July 1918 - 10 March 1984

Velma Ackert
8 October 1924 - 23 June 1981

Sherman Democrat
June 23, 1981

DENISON -- Funeral for Mrs. Velma Ackert, 56, of 1409 West Crawford who died this morning in her home, will be Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Bratcher Chapel.  Rev. B. C. Robertson will conduct the service, Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Mrs. Ackert was born in Tishomingo, Oct. 8, 1924, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Shaw.  She attended Tishomingo High School and Wilson N. Jones Nurses School and married Dr. Joe Ackert June 18, 1946 in Denison.  She was employed as a registered nurse, and was a member of Waples Methodist Church and the Texas Nurses Association.
Survivors are her husband; and two sisters, Mrs. Thelma Brady, and Mrs. Berta Beckham, Lancaster.
The family will be at the Ackert home.
Pallbearers will be Fred Hahnel, Neilson Rogers, Russell Oden, Robert Bailey, Mike Brady, Dr. Frank Little and Dr. Stanley Clayton.

Sherman Democrat
March 12, 1984

Denison- Services for Dr. Joseph W. Ackert, 65, of Denison, who died Saturday in Texoma Medical Center, were held at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Bratcher Funeral Home Chapel.
Rev. Tom Peel officiated, with burial in Fairview Cemetery.Mr. Ackert was born in Missouri, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wilson Ackert, and married Velma Shaw June 18, 1946.  He was a member of Waples United Methodist Church and American Medical Association.
He served in the Army Medical Corps in Korea and graduated from Baylor Medical School in Dallas and San Jose College in San Jose, Calif.
Surviving are two sisters-in-law.
Pallbearers were Dr. W. S. Fry, Russell Oden, Dr. Stanley Clayton, Dr. W. Doak Blassingame, Tom Hilton and Jim Woodruff.  


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