Helen Ackerman

January 06, 1916 ‒ February 06, 2014

Crestline, Ohio

Helen Ackerman, 98, of Crestline passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

She was born on January 6, 1916 in Shelby and was the daughter of Frank and Amelia (Narich) Eli.

On August 12, 1939 she married James Leroy Ackerman and he preceded her in death on August 11, 1999.

Helen was an inspector at the Timken Co. in Bucyrus for 13 years and was also a homemaker. She was member of the Calvary United Church of Christ in Crestline and was active in the Tabitha Circle. Helen was an avid reader and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed going for rides in the car.

She is survived by her son; James (Nancy) Ackerman of Bucyrus; grandchildren, Tracy (John) Morgan of Crestline, Stacy (Shane) Tomlin of Crestview, FL, Keri Murr of Greenwood, SC, Teri (Derek) McReynolds of Greenwood, SC, Jimmy (Angela) Ackerman of Galion; Tommy Ackerman of Bucyrus and Ryan (Jess) Tomlin of Bucyrus; numerous great-grandchildren; a sister Luella Schiffer of Shelby and good friend and cousin Shirley Muchich.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter Danielle Ackerman, an infant son and three sisters; Angela, Louise and Donna.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, February 10, 2014, at the Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel, 218 S. Market Street, Galion, Ohio 44833. Additional calling hours will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home, where services will be held at 2 p.m. with Pastor Gary Proietti officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Crestline.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary United Church of Christ.

Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel is honored to serve Mrs. Ackerman’s family, and private condolences to them may be made online at: www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.