Betty A. Ackman — Oronoco

Betty A. Ackman, 80, of Oronoco, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at St. Isidore Health Center of Greenwood Prairie in Plainview, where she had resided for two years.

Betty was born Oct. 19, 1932, in Rock Dell Township, Olmsted County, to Burt and Amanda (Aaby) Olson.She married Harlin H. Ackman on Dec. 15, 1950, at the Oronoco Lutheran Parsonage. They made their home in Oronoco.

Betty enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing bingo, dancing, music and making people laugh.

She is survived by four sons, Carl Ackman of Rochester, Larry (Kristi) Ackman of Winona, Gerald (Leslie) Ackman of Plainview and James R. Ackman of Oronoco; and one daughter, Betty (Kevin) Haack of Elgin; 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and half-sister, Darlene Anderson of Lake City also survive.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlin; one son, Caryl; and grandson, Marcus.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elgin, with Rev. Terrill Bramstedt officiating. Burial is at the Oronoco Cemetery.

Friends may call Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview, and an hour prior to the service at the church Wednesday.

The Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview is in charge of the arrangements.