OBITUARY

Gerald "Gary" Eugene Ackerman

January 6, 1934April 19, 2019
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Gerald Eugene ACKERMAN, age 85, of Wichita, Kansas passed away on Friday April 19, 2019. Gary was born January 6, 1934 in Ottawa, Kansas to Ruth Winifred Ackerman (née Ripple) and Walter T. Ackerman.

Gary took pride in being an Engineer for Boeing for 43 years.

Gary is survived by; daughters Becky (Evan) McCorry and Beth (William) Cokeley; sisters Judy (Max) Hurt, Jane Orr and Chris (Rick) Tyler; grandchildren Krystal (Jeff) Quillin, Ryne, Reese, and Sammy Cokeley, and Ashton and Avery McCorry; great-great grandchildren Taelyn, Jovie, and Milo Quillin, and Cooper Cokeley.

Gary was preceded in death by his wife Mary Jane Ackerman (née Laughlin); father Walter T. Ackerman and mother Ruth Winifred Ackerman (née Ripple); brother Bill Ackerman.

A visitation will occur Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM with family present from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary, 201 South Hydraulic, Wichita, KS 67211. A funeral service will occur Monday, April 29, 2019 from 1:00 PM at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, Wichita, KS. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gary's memory may be made to American Heart Association, 1860 N. Rock Rd. Suite 380, Wichita, KS 67206; and Bishop Carroll High School, 8101 W. Central, Wichita, Kansas 67212.

  • FAMILY

  • Walter T. Ackerman, Father
  • Ruth Winifred Ackerman (née Ripple), Mother
  • Judy (Max) Hurt, Sister
  • Jane Orr, Sister
  • Chris (Rick) Tyler, Sister
  • Becky (Evan) McCorry, Daughter
  • Beth (William) Cokeley, Daughter
  • Bill Ackerman, Brother
  • Mary Jane Ackerman (née Laughlin), Wife
  • Krystal (Jeff) Quillin, Grandchild
  • Ryne Cokeley, Grandchild
  • Reese Cokeley, Grandchild
  • Sammy Cokeley, Grandchild
  • Ashton McCorry, Grandchild
  • Avery McCorry, Grandchild
  • Taelyn Quillin, Great Grandchild
  • Jovie Quillin, Great Grandchild
  • Milo Quillin, Great Grandchild
  • Cooper Cokeley, Great Grandchild
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Evan McCorry
  • Will Cokeley
  • Ryne Cokeley
  • Reese Cokeley
  • Sammy Cokeley
  • Paul Cook
  • Brett Cook

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, April 28, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 29, 2019

Memories

Gerald "Gary" Eugene Ackerman

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M.J. & Gary
June 11. 1999

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Gary & M.J.
Retirement Party
July 1995

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Gary & Becky
Beth's Wedding Rehearsal
January 1992

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Reese & Gary
November 1996

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Gary & Ryne
July 1995

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M.J. & Gary
June 11. 1999

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Gary & M.J.
Retirement Party
July 1995

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Gary & Becky
Beth's Wedding Rehearsal
January 1992

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Reese & Gary
November 1996

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Gary & Ryne
July 1995