Connie Jean Ackerson, 49, of New London, died unexpectedly Sunday morning, June 3, 2007, at her residence in rural New London. She was born Nov. 12, 1957, in Detroit Lakes, the daughter of Richard and JoAnn (Anderson) Mohn. She grew up in Detroit...
Connie Jean Ackerson, 49, of New London, died unexpectedly Sunday morning, June 3, 2007, at her residence in rural New London.
She was born Nov. 12, 1957, in Detroit Lakes, the daughter of Richard and JoAnn (Anderson) Mohn. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and attended Audubon Public School, graduating in 1976. She continued her education at Wadena Technical Institute, graduating in 1988. On June 15, 1976, she was united in marriage to Jeff Ackerson. To this union three daughters and one son were born. They made their home in Perham and the New York Mills Area for 18 years before moving to New London in 1993. She worked with Jeff in their home improvement business since moving to New London.
She was remembered by her family for her caring and generous spirit and always thinking of others first. She enjoyed gardening, landscaping, shopping, fishing, collecting dolls, taking pictures and family celebrations.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, at Peace Lutheran Church in New London. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in New London. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Peace Lutheran Church and also for one hour prior to the services at the church. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in New London.
Survivors include her husband, Jeff Ackerson, of New London; children, Lisa (Ryan) Kluver of New London, Jenny Ackerson of New London, Anna (Nick) Bratsch of Fargo, N.D., and Jeffrey (Sheena) Ackerson of Bird Island; one granddaughter; mother, JoAnn Mohn of Pennock; father, Richard Mohn of Detroit Lakes; brothers, Kevin (Jill) Mohn of Frazee and Robert Mohn of Callaway; and sister, Linda (Greg) Morris of Moorhead.
She was preceded in death by one brother and her grandparents.