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Jean Ann Ackerman

Jean A. Ackerman, 94 of Huntington, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, November 14, 2023 at Envive Healthcare. Jean was a graduate of  Huntington College, majoring in Fine Arts and had a passion for watercolor portraits. She worked at Huntington Memorial Hospital and retired as a respiratory therapist

Jean was born on January 17, 1929 a daughter of the late Paul and Fay G. (Smith) Leonhardt.

She was united in marriage to Robert Ackerman on October 5, 1947 in Huntington. He preceded her in death on February 1, 2008.

 Survivors include a son: Richard (Diane) Ackerman of Huntington and a daughter: Cynthia (Tom) Avery of Kalamazoo, MI; four grandchildren: Matthew Ackerman of Huntington, IN, Erica Ackerman of Warsaw, Becky (Javery) Smith of Arlington ,TX and Austin (April) Ackerman of Lawrenceburg IN and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a grandchild: Christopher Bangs.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Preferred Memorials can be made out to Huntington University Art Department sent in care of Myers Funeral Home 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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