Belmont-----Wendell D. Ackerman, 84, of 151 Lamprey Road, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia on Friday, March 24, 2006.
Mr. Ackerman was born September 16, 1921 in Hill, NH, the son of Clifton and Iva (Minor) Ackerman. He was a longtime resident of Hill before moving to the Gilford/Belmont area twenty years ago.
Mr. Ackerman served in the U. S. Army Air Corps, 8th Air Force, during WWII and was recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a tool and die maker and wood craftsman for over fifty years and was employed at IPC and by Alan Estes in Bristol.
Mr. Ackerman was a Selectman and Fire Chief for the Town of Hill.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, A. Suzanne (Wood) Ackerman, of Belmont; a son, Eric V. Ackerman, of Virginia Beach, VA; two grandchildren, Melissa Bilodeau of North Carolina and Alexandra Ackerman of Virginia; two great grandchildren, Nicole Clairmont and Aaron Clairmont; and two cousins, Kay Ackerman and Mona Ackerman both of Maine.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, March 27, 2006 from 6:00-8:00PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH.
A private burial will be at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the American Lung Association, 9 Cedarwood Drive, Unit 12, Bedford, NH 03110 would be appreciated.
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.