Dave Ackerman

March 10, 1955 — June 11, 2018

Dave Ackerman

David Myron Ackerman, 63, Jamestown, ND died Monday June 11, 2018 in Jamestown.

Dave was born March 10, 1955 at Jamestown, ND, the son of Gale and Delphine (Fode) Ackerman. He attended school and graduated from Jamestown High School in 1973.

Dave worked at Curtis Electric and WedgeCor, Inc. In 1981 he went to work for Cargill.

He and Michelle Zimmerman were married May 10, 1997 at Las Vegas, NV and made their home in Jamestown where he worked for Cargill Malt. He was a computer programmer for 37 years, retiring in May of 2018.

Dave loved fishing and spending time at his cabin at Spiritwood Lake. His all-time favorite was Pheasant hunting with his father-in-law and his dogs in South Dakota.

He is survived by his wife Michelle, Jamestown, ND; 3 children, Adam (Chandra) Ackerman, Cristal Ackerman, all of Jamestown, ND; Alicia (Ben) Perleberg, Buchanan, ND; 5 grandchildren, Ava, Damien, Emily Ackerman, Eli and Aidyn Perleberg; and 1 sister, Lynn (Terry) Nieland, Jamestown, ND; his mother-in-law, Gay Zimmerman, Jamestown, ND. He will also be missed by his Labrador dogs, Harley and Molly and his cat, Cat.

He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law, Quentin Zimmerman.

Dave’s wishes were to be cremated with a service at another time.

Memorials preferred to James River Humane Society.


Memorial Service

Trinity Lutheran Church
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    Jamestown, North Dakota 58401
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