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Arlene 'Shorty' Ackerman

August 8, 1932 — May 30, 2018

Arlene 'Shorty' Ackerman

Arlene C. Ackerman, 85, formerly of Streeter, ND died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 in the Wishek Living Center, Wishek, ND.

Arlene Caroline Hummel was born August 8, 1932 to Frederick and Lydia (Roth) Hummel in rural McIntosh County. Arlene grew up on the family farmstead west of Venturia and attended school nearby.

Arlene married Raymond Ackerman on November 20, 1952. They lived in Ashley, ND and Rapid City, SD before settling in Streeter. In Streeter, they owned and operated the Ackerman’s Bar. She enjoyed serving and interacting with her customers. Arlene was affectionately referred to as ‘Shorty’. Arlene for many years also provided child daycare for many families in the Streeter area.

Arlene is survived by her nieces and nephews; Fred (Arla) Hummel, Shirley (Jon) Snider, Larry Hummel, Gary Hummel, and Myron (Dawn) Hummel as well as great-niece, Colleen (Dwight) Pfliger and special friends, Karla and Kevin.

Arlene was preceded in death her parents, Frederick and Lydia, her brothers and sisters-in-law, Rueben & Josephine Hummel, Clifford & Frieda Hummel, and Albert & Esther Hummel and two nieces, Jeanette Walz and Margie Hummel.

Funeral Service

St Lukes Lutheran Church
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    Streeter, ND 58483


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