Denis W. Akerberg
Born: March 25, 1946
Died: September 26, 2021
Beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Denis W. Akerberg, 75, of Algonquin, passed away early Sunday morning, Sept. 26, 2021, surrounded by his wife and family at JourneyCare in Barrington.
He was born March 25, 1946, the son of Walter and Thelma (Brunschon) Akerberg. He married Sheila Conley on Sept. 1, 1967, in Barrington.
After a fulfilling career as a research chemist, he retired and enjoyed traveling across the country with his wife and family, especially to Disneyworld or any place with his grandchildren. He and Sheila also discovered cruising later in life and enjoyed many exciting trips to the Caribbean. He loved spending time & having game nights with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sheila; children, Stacie North, and Chris (Kelly) Akerberg; grandchildren, Anthony North, Allyson, Kevin & Elena Akerberg; brother and sisters, Sandra Steidele, Linda Wolles, and Charles Akerberg; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Denis will be honored with a private service and burial at Huntley Cemetery.
Family & friends are welcome to celebrate Denis' life at an open house from 2:00 - 5:00 pm on October 16, 2021 at the Boulder Ridge Country Club.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to JourneyCare Hospice Care Center in Barrington, IL.
For more information, please visit www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome.com/obituaries/
Published by Northwest Herald from Sep. 30 to Oct. 11, 2021.