ACKERMAN, CHESTER "RED," 72, died peacefully in his home, August 25, 2013. He was a proud Air Force veteran, earned a Business degree from Indiana University, former owner of City Blue Print Co., after retirement G4S security guard at Bank of America, and an active member of St. Luke Catholic Church.
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He is preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Wilkerson; and his brother, John Ackerman.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra; children, Dr. Michael (Jennifer) Ackerman, and Cheri (Jeff) Becker; and eight grandchildren.
Red donated his body to the UofL Medical School.
A funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, 4211 Jim Hawkins Dr.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief or St. Joseph's Indian School, PO Box 326, Chamberlain, SD, 57326.
The family thanks everyone for their prayers, cards, and visits during his illness.
Published in The Courier-Journal from Sept. 1 to Sept. 3, 2013