Denis W. Akerberg
1946 - 2021
BORN
1946
DIED
2021
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James A. O'Connor Funeral Home
11603 E. Main
Huntley, IL
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.
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SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS STACY AND FAMILY. WANTED TO COME FOR HIS CELEBRATION OF LIFE BUT JON IS IN THE HOSPITAL. PLEASE KNOW WE ARE THINKING OF YOU. YOUR COUSIN, BARB
JON BRUNSCHON FAMILY
Family
October 14, 2021
Love, The Beresford Family
October 5, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Denis brought light into whatever room he entered. I know he was one of the few people my Dad would jar with and who could get a good chuckle out of him. Mom and Dad loved traveling and spending time with both of you. Hugs to you. Jan
Jan Beresford
Family
October 4, 2021
Sheila, Stacie and Chris - my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Denis was a good man and will be missed.
Debbie Seyller
October 2, 2021
So sorry; sympathy to all.
Lonni Oldham
October 1, 2021
So sorry to hear of Dennis passing praying for you and family
Anna huxtable
October 1, 2021
Dear Sheila and family. My sincere condolences to all of you. What a huge loss. Take care of each other. God bless.
Kathy Hurley
September 30, 2021
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