Vern R AckleyFebruary 20, 1920 ~ February 12, 2017 (age 96)
Vern R. Ackley, age 96, of Lake Odessa passed on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at Thornapple Manor in Hastings. Vern was born February 19, 1920 to Elba and Veva (Henderson) Ackley. Vern was a forklift driver for Lake Odessa Machine products for many years. On November 24, 1954 he married Joyce E. Shaw and they were together for 44 years before her passing in 1998. He then married Mildred M. McNatt who preceded him in death in 2004. Vern loved to play Euchre and was easy to get along. According to his wishes Vern will be laid to rest next to Joyce at Lakeside Cemetery in Lake Odessa, MI on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 2pm.