We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Friday, July 9, 2004 for 87-year-old Sylvia
Akers of Chester, IL who passed away Monday, July 5, 2004 at Three Springs
Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, IL.
She was born July 13, 1916 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, the daughter
of Rev. Johann and Helga (Joseph) Bjarnason. She married Joseph Akers on
October 6, 1950 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and he preceded her in
Survivors include one daughter, Jane Blechle of Chester, IL. Two
grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers and
Friends are calling after 5pm Thursday, July 8 at the Schroeder McClure
Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL.
Funeral services for Sylvia Akers will be Friday, July 9, 2004 at 11am
at the First Presbyterian Church in Chester with Rev. Marvin
"Bud" Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery
in Chester, IL.
Memorial can be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Chester or to