|Richard "Dick" C. Acker|
|Date Of Birth:||May 15, 1922|
|Date Of Death:||February 11, 2012|
|Service Date:||Memorial Service- 11:00 am, Monday, February 20, 2012
Eureka Christian Church
302 S. Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530
Eureka- Richard "Dick" C. Acker,
89, of Eureka, passed away at 2:35 pm on Saturday, February 11,
2012 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Dick was born May 15, 1922 in East
Chicago, IN a son of Frederick W. and Allie J. Councilman Acker. He
married Marilyn J. Moore on September 7, 1945 in Whiting, IN. She
passed away on February 4, 2008.
Survivors include two daughters,
Barbara Shadburne Ayers (George) of Louisville, KY; Bonnie French
Germ (Greg) of El Dorado Hills, CA; and three grandchildren, Andy
(Missy) Shadburne of St. Louis, MO; Mike (Cecilia) French of
Sacramento, CA; and Danny French and Lauren Clift of San Francisco,
CA; and one sister, Alyce Super of Brenham, TX.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, one brother, and two sisters.
Dick was a manufacturer's
representative for over 58 years. He worked for Inland Steel
Corporation; owner of Dick Charles 18 piece dance band; H.E.
Johnson and Son Funeral Home; Dell-Storm Products, Inc.; and Globe
Industries, where he retired in 1983.
He was very active in the
community. Dick was a Eureka City Councilman and a member of the
Masonic Lodge, Shrine and Consistry, American Legion, Kaufman Park
Golf Course, and Lakeside Country Club in
A memorial service for Dick will be
held at 11:00 am on Monday, February 20, 2012 at Eureka Christian
Church. Rev. Jennie Churchman will officiate. According to the
family's wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Private family
interment will be held at Olio Township Cemetery.
Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling
arrangements for the family.
Memorial contributions may be made
to the Maple Lawn Communities or Eureka Christian Church.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at