Elaine J. Ackley

Elaine J. Ackley, 73, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2008 at her home in Gilbert, AZ. She was born February 23, 1935 in Sturgeon Lake, MN to Frank and Alma Konieska. She married Howard C. Ackley April 15, 1956 in Ashland, WI, where she lived and worked as an LPN. Moving to Arizona in 1991, she continued in nursing, retiring in 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1988 and grandson Benjamin in 1995. She is survived by her sons, John (Janet) Ackley of Mesa AZ and Glenn (Julianne) Ackley of Gilbert AZ; five grandchildren; one brother, Frank (Gloria) Konieska; sisters, Violet (Herman) Neil, Lenora (Joe) Newago and Eunice (Don) Shilts all of Wisconsin and Iona (Al) Arnon and Laurel (Ray) Castellanos of Illinois. Visitation will be Monday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m., with services following at 11:00 a.m., at Tempe Mortuary, 405 E. Southern Ave. Interment will be at 1:30 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery, Phoenix. Sign the Guest Book at eastvalleytribune.com

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Tempe Mortuary - Tempe
405 E Southern Ave.  Tempe, AZ 85282
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