We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Sylvia Akers

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Sylvia Akers

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 death.

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 one sister.

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 Donorís Choice.