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David Lee Ackmann
(03-13-1938 - 12-26-2010)

David Lee Ackmann, 72, of Elgin passed away on December 26, 2010 at Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin. He was born on March 13, 1938 in Elgin, the son of Leo and Ebba Ackmann. David was a Veteran, and served in the US Coast Guard for 2 years and the US Air force for 4 years. He was the owner and operator of Atlas Boiler & Welding CO. in Elgin for many years prior to retirement.
Member of St.Paul’s United Church of Christ.
Member of the Elgin Monitor Lodge # 117 AF & AM
Member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge # 799
Survivors include his wife, Justine, whom he married on Feb. 14, 1958.
2 sons: Steven (Micki) Ackmann of Hampshire, IL and Douglas (Carmel) Ackmann of Sycamore, IL. 6 grandchildren: Jason, Kevin, Cody, Thorn (Denise), Brandace, and Beck, and a sister, Sandra (Jack) McCarty of Lindenhurst, IL
Proceeded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be on Thursday December 30, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, with Rev. David Ezekiel officiating. Burial with honors will follow at Plato Center Cemetery, Plato Center, IL. Visitation will be on Thursday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services in the funeral home Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Childrens Hospital. For information, 847-741-8800 or on line condolences at www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

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