Ms. E. Joan Ackerman
- August 5, 1926 - July 22, 2012
- Los Angeles, California
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“Praying for you,Joan and the Ackerman Family...
To Linda: On behalf of Joan,Thank-You very much for taking very good care of her all thru out her...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Nancy Sancho - Los Angeles, CA
“Joan was blessed to have Linda for her niece. While I know what Linda did was very difficult; her aunt's last days were made a lot easier.
2 of 17 | Posted by: Cherie & Ray Myers - Summerfield, FL
“.Met Emme while we were both living at the Hollywood Studio Club.What good times
Emme was a very spiitual and wise lady
with a wonderful...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Pat Preciado - Santa Monica,, CA
“Always known to us as Emme or Emme-Joan, Jeanne was a dear friend and travel partner through Pan-Am with Emme on many a trip around the world, and I...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Jeanne Crane and Family - CA
“remembering our times at pan am.
5 of 17 | Posted by: wendy mccrae - santa monica, CA
“I remember Joan as a wonderful housemate in Escondido and her visits to San Diego with her brother, Jerry. I appreciated her spiritual influence in...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Louise Tabler - LaJolla, CA
“Aunt Joan, My earliest memories include you, my strongest memories include you. You helped me become into the woman I am today. You bouyed me when...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Christa Haberkorn - Libertyville, IL
“Worked Emmi at Pan Am from March 1970 till she retired.
8 of 17 | Posted by: Dave Van Houten - Long Beach, CA
“Dear Joan...In your passing away,I have lost a very dear friend...you will always be in my daily prayers...
Rest now ,my friend,in the bosom of our...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Jean Tubb - San Francisco, CA
You have strengthened me with your prayers, blessed me with your love, and encouraged me with your hope. I give thanks to God always...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Fox - Torrance, CA - Niece
“Rest in Peace....
11 of 17 | Posted by: Laura Wilhelm - Redondo Beach, CA
I was blessed to have met you. You were such a unique person in so many ways. I learned a few things from you that I will hold dear to my...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Laura Wilhelm - Redondo Beach, CA
“Aunt Joan, may you rest in peace. Your beautiful smile shows to us that you had a wonderful and memorable life and some dear,dear friends.
...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Rita Diane Dedman - Quartzsite, AZ
“In our phone conversations the last 6 years I found Joan to be a delightful and very interesting woman with whom to visit.
14 of 17 | Posted by: Donald Clasemann - Hector, MN
“We will miss Aunt Joan and our wonderful conversations. Her wit, spirit, and love of Our Lord will always remain in our hearts. Her stories about...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Roselyn and DuWayne - Hutchinson, MN
“Aunt Joan may God Bless you. I will always remember our conversations about The Blessed Mother and your visits to Medjorge. Love, Joe Schmidt, Maryne...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Joe Schmidt - Plymouth, MN
“Prayers and blessings for family members who mourn Joan's passing. We are grrateful for her gentle presence at the IHM Residence and will remember...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Lenore Dowling IHM - Los Angeles, CA
Joan passed away on Sunday July 22, 2012 at her residence in Los Angeles, with her niece, Linda, many friends, and the sisters of the Immaculate Heart Community by her side. Born to George and Mary Ackerman on August 5, 1926 and raised on a farm in Hector, Minnesota.She is survived by her sisters Ann Schmidt of Minnestoa, Lorraine O'Brien of Massachusets, brother Jim Ackerman of Arizona and her special niece Linda Fox of Californina and many other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
She was baptized and confirmed at St.Johns Catholic Church in Hector Minnesota. She graduated from Buffalo Lake High School in Minnesota and went on to college prior to starting her career.
Moving to Los Angeles in the early 1950's with Linda's mother, Irene, she started her career in sales with Pan American airlines where she continued for over 28 years
Joan was preceeded in death by her parents, George and Mary Ackerman, siblings Al Ackerman, Helen Haberkorn, Christine Hermes, Mary Foley, Sr. Jeannie, Kay Buechner, Rose Perry, Anita Ackerman, Irene Fox and Dorothy Walsh.
Family requests that in lieu of flowers, that donations in Joan's memory be made by check to the " Immaculate Heart Ccommunity Residence" 5515 Franklin Ave. Los Angeles, California 90028 , or the" Monestary of the Angels" , at:1977 Carmen Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068 Reference Joan Ackerman's name on your contribution check.