Clarence A. "Jack” Ackerson, 93, of Lincoln passed away at 1:05 p.m. on November 25, 2017, at St. Clara’s Manor in Lincoln.
Jack was born on June 2, 1924, in Lincoln; son of Clarence E. and Mamie (Cuzick) Ackerson. He married Margaret Ann Amberg on October 8, 1949, in Paragould, AR. She survives in Lincoln.
Also, surviving is his daughter: Dawn (Gerald) Begolka of Atlanta, IL; one grandson: John Cunningham; one brother: Robert "Bob” Ackerson. He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters: Essie Marie Altman, Isabel Stout, and Erma Naugle.
Jack was a Lincoln City Police Department Sergeant and owner and operator of Jack’s Sunoco Station in Atlanta, IL. He attended Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln with his wife and was a lifetime member of the VFW #1756 in Lincoln.
Jack loved his family and his Lord. He took pride in being a WWII veteran, where he was stationed in France, Germany, the Philippines, and Japan. He loved nature and his rides through Scully Park. He will be missed as a great family man and friend. He lived a full life.
Visitation for Jack will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln, IL. Memorials may be made in Jack’s name to The Lincoln VFW #1756.