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Iris M Akemann
(03-13-1915 - 08-13-2011)

Iris M. Akemann, 96 of Elgin passed away Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Rosewood Care Center, Elgin. She was born March 13, 1915 in Elgin the daughter of Frank and Maizie Sorensen Leach. She had been a resident of Elgin all of her life and was a graduate of Elgin High School. She was a Registered Nurse and graduate of St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing.

She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, Elgin.

Surviving are her 2 children, Nancy (James) Shumaker of Elgin,
and John (Roxanne) Akemann of Hartford, Wis.
5 grandchildren, Joseph Bilek, John Bilek, Michael (Tammy) Bilek,
John Akemann Jr., and Kevin Akemann.
6 great grandchildren, Brittany, Zachary, Gregory, Bradley, Mitchell
and Madison.


She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ernest Akemann and a sister, Jean Watson.

Memorial services will be held Friday, August 19, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Epworth United Methodist Church, Elgin. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held in the church on Friday from 10:30 A.M. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Provena St. Joseph Hospital Cancer Care Center. www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or 847-741-8800.


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