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James Ackermann Obituary
Ackermann, James
1949 - 2017
In the evening of August 1, 2017 James "Jimmy" R. Ackermann passed away at The Kobacker House after his brave 4 year battle w cancer. Jim was born on June 7, 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah to parents Howard and Dorothy Ackermann. A lifelong Columbus resident, Jim graduated from Whitehall-Yearling High School in 1968. Jimmy worked for Whitehall City School District and proudly retired after 30 years of employment. "Jimbo" as many new him, always had a great love of music and enjoyed playing guitar for his nieces and nephews. He also loved fishing and was a huge University of Michigan fan. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 33 years, Diane Eisele Ackermann and brother in-law Richard Guyer. Jimmy leaves behind his sister-in law and caretaker, Marty Ackermann; brother, Al Ackermann (Ginny Collins); sisters, Donna Capan and Yvonne Guyer. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews both in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Yvette (Chris) Prescott, Amanda Guyer, Ryan Guyer, Mara (Jim) Ziminski, and Matt (Carrie) Ackermann and all of their children. A private family prayer service will be held on Sunday, August 6, 2017 and will be led by special friend Jeff Wilcox.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Aug. 4 to Aug. 6, 2017
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