Delbert Akers

Service


Date:

February 22, 2019

Start Time:

11:00 am

Location:

Ascension Lutheran Church

Address:

2211 Maynard Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

Arrangements By:

Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories

Visitation


Date:

February 22, 2019

Start Time:

10-11:00 am

Location:

Ascension Lutheran Church

Address:

2211 Maynard Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

Delbert Francis Akers, Jr.

Visitation:
Friday, February 22, 2019 from 10:00-11:00 am
Ascension Lutheran Church
2211 Maynard Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

Memorial Service:
Friday, February 22, 2019 at 11:00 am
Ascension Lutheran Church
2211 Maynard Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

Luncheon:
Following the Service
Ascension Lutheran Church’s Fellowship Hall

Delbert Francis Akers, Jr. was born in Iowa City, Iowa, on August 29, 1935, son of Delbert and Marie (Morelock) Akers, Sr. He was raised in Waterloo and attended St. Mary’s, then graduated from East High School. Delbert was previously married to Donna Scovel from 1960-1967. He married Ila Burkholder on January 6, 1968, Delbert was the head tech at the Nita Raceway when he was younger and worked for John Deere as a supervisor for 28 years before retiring on May 31, 1985. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, building fishing rods and photography.

Del passed away at UnityPoint Health-Allen Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the age of 83 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Patrick. Del is survived by his wife of 51 years, Ila; his children: Donald Akers of Cedar Falls; James (Kim) Akers of Cedar Rapids; Dennis (Barb) Akers of Northfield, MN; Mary Dettmer of Waterloo; Debra Akers of Waterloo; and Anna (Jason) Olson of Faribault, MN; his siblings: Donna (Frank) Roe of Waterloo; Larry (Vonna) Akers of Waterloo; Jane Waniorek of Decorah; and Lester (Toni) Akers of Cedar Falls; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and many beloved friends and neighbors.

Memorials may be directed to Ascension Lutheran Church of Waterloo.

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