OBITUARY

Alvin Earl Akers

October 6, 1927August 1, 2013

Alvin Earl Akers, age 85, passed away August 1, 2013. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II as a Seaman First Class. He retired from the Warren Police Department in 1979 and he was a Veteran’s Counselor in Iosco County. He also served as County Commissioner for Iosco County. Alvin was a member of the Warren Fraternal Order of Police and of the Veterans of Foreign War Fraser Post 6691, along with Post 7435 Commander in Hale, MI and All-State Commander 1991-1992. After retirement, Alvin made his home in Hale, MI and later spent summers in Lexington, MI and winters in New Port Richey, FL. Due to health reasons, he and his wife, Ada, moved to Fraser, MI to be closer to family.

He was a loving husband to Ada (Higginbotham) Reed Akers; father of Alan (Carol), Gary (Barbara), Keith (Beth), and Rodney (Lisa) Akers and Randell (Pat) and Mark (Robin) Reed; loving grandfather of Eric and Adam Reed, Kirk (Veronica), Elizabeth, Tess, Tina, Amanda and Adam Akers; and great-grandfather of Evan, Ashley, Elizabeth, Tyler and Katelyn Reed.

The family will receive visitors from 3-9 p.m. Sunday, August 4 at Kaul Funeral Home, 35201 Garfield, Clinton Twp., MI. A VFW service will be held at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Monday, August 5 at Kaul Funeral Home.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, August 4, 2013
  • Funeral Monday, August 5, 2013
REMEMBERING

Alvin Earl Akers

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S. Hill

July 25, 2014

To the family, Luke 20:38 assures us that your loved one is in God's memory. Please find comfort in that hope.

Melinda Campbell

December 27, 2013

Dear Ada
I'm sorry to hear of your loss.
All my prayers to you and your loved ones

Sherrill Parkinson-Milliron

August 9, 2013

Dear Ada ~ Just read of Al's passing in the county paper.....our sympathies to you and your family. May precious memories be your comfort...

Darlene Leiva

August 9, 2013

Dear Ada
We were very sorry to read of Al's passing. Our prayers and condolences are with you and your family. We remember the days you lived in Hale and all the ways you and Al made such a difference in this community. You are remembered.

August 7, 2013

Ada, sorry for your loss. Uncle Al was a good man.
With Love, Janice & Joe Lauka, Mancelona, Michigan

August 5, 2013

Ada, I'm very sorry to here about Al's Passing. He was a great person and friend.

Jim McBride Gaylord MI

Jim Carpenter

August 4, 2013

Keith I'm sorry I can not be there for you and your family - I wish I could say we were all together changing a door bell - hope you Dad would of laughed at the story. My deepest wishes for strength and comfort for you and yours.

Jim Carpenter

Nancy Lazzarino

August 4, 2013

Robin, I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and the family.
Nancy Lazzarino (Wilde, M.I.S.D.)

Ronald Muschong

August 4, 2013

Ada and family,
My condolences and prayers for comfort on the passing of Al. We rode together at the WPD in the mid 60's. He was a great and likable person. RIP my brother.

FROM THE FAMILY