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Leona D. Ackman Sept. 4, 1921 - Oct. 23, 2009

LITCHFIELD -- Leona Dorothy Ackman, 88, of Litchfield, formerly of Grove City, died Friday at Emmanuel Home in Litchfield.

The service will be 2 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church in Litchfield. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church and one hour before the service at the church. Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home of Litchfield is handling arrangements.

She was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Jackson County to Harrison and Dorothy (Berger) Bass. She graduated from Sioux Valley High School in 1939. 

She married Edward Ackman on Nov. 2, 1941, in Fulda.

She is survived by her husband; children: Dale (and Karen) Ackman of Litchfield, Karen (and Doug) Adams of Cosmos, Keith (and Coral) Ackman of Lake Lillian and Donald (and Jayne) Ackman of Grove City; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; siblings: John Bass of Westbrook, Ralph (and Diane) Bass of Washington, Lee (and Marlys) Bass of Hope, JoAnn Bartlett of Yankton, S.D., and Mary (and Gary) Drever of Redwood Falls.

She was preceded in death by a great-grandson and one brother.