Elizabeth H Acker
ASHTON, Wis. — Elizabeth H. Acker, age 81, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Four Winds Manor, Verona. She was born on July 3, 1935 in Ashton, the eldest child of George and Helen (Ripp) Acker. Physically challenged at birth, she made a tremendous life for herself. Elizabeth cared for children of five separate families while the parents would go to work. Often she could be seen pulling them in her little red wagon on their way to the library. Since 2001, Elizabeth was home at Four Winds Manor, where she enjoyed participating in activities.
Elizabeth is survived by her siblings, Dick, Mary, Don and Syl. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother George. A Mass of Christian Burial will held at ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 7121 County Trunk K, Ashton at 11 AM on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, with Father Tait Schroeder presiding. Burial will follow the service. Visitation will be held at the church on Tuesday from 10 AM until the time of the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Four Winds Manor for their wonderful care and to Diane Zander for her many wonderful visits. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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