Bernice Viola Ackerman, 82, of Omaha died on her 56th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 of pancreatic cancer.
Visitation with the family present will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7 at Kremer Funeral Home, 6302 Maple Street in Omaha. Graveside services will be at 10 am on Monday, Oct. 8 at Ridge Cemetery in Fremont, followed by a memorial service at Morning Star Lutheran Church in Omaha with Pastor Glen Schacht officiating.
Arrangements are with Kremer Funeral Home in Omaha.
Bernice Viola Ackerman was born April 22, 1936 in Wayne, the daughter of Emil and Viola (Haines) Brader. She attended a rural grade school and Wayne High School. She graduated with a degree in accounting from Wayne State College in 1958. She married Roger N. Ackerman on Sept. 30, 1962 in Wayne. She was a teacher in the office skills and technology program at Metropolitan Community College for many years. She also operated a beauty shop and owned apartments and rental houses in Omaha. She was a long-time member of Morning Star Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her husband Roger; two sons, Douglas and Scott Jon; daughter Darla Ackerman; three grandchildren, Violet, Angel and Xavier Ackerman all of Omaha; and a brother Harvey Brader of Wayne.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Leon Brader.