Myrle Ackerman of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 24, 2007, at the age of 92 years.
Myrle Ackerman grew up in Seven Persons, AB, leaving home at the age of fourteen to begin working. He married Eva Wilson on August 24, 1957. Myrle worked for many years as a salesman with Colgate/Palmolive. He was a very personable and outgoing man, who had the ability to talk to anyone. He made new friends easily, being very interested in people of all walks of life. Myrle had a passion for horse racing and enjoyed playing cards, fishing and gardening.
Myrle is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Sandra Joan Hughes (Don) of Lethbridge, AB and his son and daughter-in-law Norman Dennis Ackerman (Marjorie) of Stettler, AB, seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Candis McBain of Medicine Hat, AB as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Myrle was predeceased by his wife Eva in 1995.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, January 3, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Myrle Ackerman, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences