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ACKLEY, Sophia (Buchholz) 1880-1944


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 6/10/2012 at 13:58:06

Mrs. A. J. Ackley
Died at Marble Rock
on Monday

Final Illness Lasted But
One Hour. - Survived by
Husband, Two Children,
Including Son in Service.

Mrs. A. J. [Ashbury] Ackley, age 63, well known Marble Rock woman, died at her home yesterday morning about 1:30 o'clock as the result of a heart attack. Although she had been in failing health for several months, her final illness lasted but one hour.

She was active even the day before her death, having spent New Year's Day in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lyle Pringle, in Mason City, and on Sunday she was in the country near Marble Rock visiting friends.

Mrs. Ackley was born in Clarksville January 15, 1880, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Buchholz. She spent her early years in Clarksville and as a young woman she began working in a millinery store in Marble Rock. Here she met A. H. Ackley and the couple was married September 6, 1922, in Westport, Minnesota where the parents of the bride lived having moved from Clarksville to Minnesota.

Mr. and Mrs. Ackley lived in the Marble Rock community all of their married life. They were the parents of two children, Mrs. Lyle Pringle of Mason City and Russell Ackley who is in the navy with a rating of pharmacist's mate, third class, and stationed at Omaha, Nebraska. There are also two grandchildren, Winnie Lee and J. B. Pringle of Mason City.

There are two brothers living; Louis Buchholz of Westport, Minnesota, and Ben Buchholz of Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.

Funeral services are being held this afternoon from the home at 2:00 o'clock and from the church at 2:30 o'clock, under the direction of the Rev. H. F. Mercer of Greene, who serves as pastor of the Marble Rock church, of which Mrs. Ackley was a member.

[Iowa Recorder, Wednesday, January 05, 1944, Greene, Iowa]


Burial in Hillside Cemetery, Marble Rock, Iowa

The cemetery listing on IaGenWeb for Hillside Cemetery shows:

Ackley, Sophia; 1880 -- 1944 Lot 86
Ackley, Ashbury (A.J.); 1872 -- 1965 Lot 86


Photo of Ashbury and Sophia, from the Marble Rock Museum.


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