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Lawrence L. Acker

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“We have great memories of Larry's weather presentation at many of our Extension meetings and his service as a member of our University of Illinois...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Stan Edenm - Oregon, IL - Friend

“I am so sorry Sibyl, I just found out today (11/2). I loved Larry's voice on the phone & yours too! You both were always so nice to me. May God...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Roger and Gloria Drews - Waupun, WI

“Mrs.Acker: I just learned of Larry's passing yesterday. He came to Paris in Edgar county for over 20 years to deliver his annual weather and market...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Dale English - Paris, IL - Friend

“So sorry for your loss it's hard when you you're lose a loved one when so used to seeing that preson ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Cole Carey - Riverview, FL

“This is Dr. Jim Ladlie with ProfitProAG, Albert Lea, MN. I want to comment about Larry Acker the man.Larry spoke at numerous customer functions on...Read More »
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Lawrence was born on December 16, 1941 and passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Lawrence was a resident of Polo, Illinois at the time of passing.

He graduated with multiple degrees from the University of Illinois..

On August 12, 1972, in Rock Island, IL, he was united in marriage to Sibyl Anderson, they just celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary. Larry was a chemist for the United States Army during the Vietnam Era..

Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Monday at Polo Family Funeral Home, 110 E. Dixon St. Polo. The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at St. Marks Lutheran Church, 201 N. Division Ave, Polo, Pastor Terrie Wilder officiating. Burial will be immediately following the service with Military Honors at Fairmount Cemetery, Polo.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name.

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