|Name||Age||Place of Birth > Place of Death||Newspaper||Publication Date||Submitter|
|AKERS, Sophia M (POPECK)||78||DEU > Breese IL||CarlyleUB||19 Oct 1983||Linda Holthaus|
Mrs. Dennis (Sophia Marie) Akers of Beckemeyer died Tuesday, Oct. 18, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. She was 78 years old.
Her funeral will be held at the Frerker Funeral Home in Beckemeyer at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20 with Father Jerome Feldmann officiating. Interment will be in the Beckemeyer city cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home after 4:00p.m. today (Wednesday).
A native of Germany, Mrs. Akers was born Oct. 28, 1904, a daughter of Robert and Anna Ottawa Popeck. She and Dennis D. Akers were married in Carlyle Sept. 4, 1927.
Mr. Akers survives, along with two sons, Alan Akers of Breese and Dennis P. Akers of Columbia, Mo., two daughters, Mrs. Joe (Lorraine) Bruggemann of Carlyle Rt. Three and Mrs. Jim (Esther) Von Hatten of Highland, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are three brothers, Julius, Robert and Herb Popeck, all of Richmond, Ind.; and three sisters, Mrs. Freda Schymick and Mrs. Helen Talerico, both of Richmond, Mich., and Mrs. Mary Scharer of Hale, Mich.
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