Frances M. Ackerman, 86, of Royal Oak, died Feb. 19, 2008, at Shelby Nursing Center in Shelby Township. She was born Dec. 19, 1921, in Flint, to Leonard and Amy Ewers. Mrs. Ackerman graduated from Royal Oak High School in 1939 and attended Shapero School of Nursing and Providence Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, and Martin Place East Hospital, Madison Heights. Mrs. Ackerman is survived by her children, Peggy (Jerry) Moyer of Brighton, William (Donna) Ackerman of Macomb, and Roger (Cindy) Ackerman of Rochester Hills; sister, Polly Sackett of Plymouth; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Claude, whom she married Dec. 29, 1939; and sister, Marian Zinke. Visitation Wednesday, 5-8 p.m., and Thursday, 2-8 p.m., and service Friday, 1 p.m., will be at Kinsey-Garrett Funeral Home, 420 S. Lafayette, Royal Oak. Burial will be at Oakview Cemetery, Royal Oak. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. www.kinseygarrett.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on February 20, 2008.
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