Elizabeth Ann Horsey Ackerson

  • Born: June 9, 1970
  • Died: January 21, 2015
  • Location: Farmington, Iowa

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Donnellson, IA 52625

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Elizabeth Ann Horsey Ackerson, 44, of rural Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 5:42 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.

Born June 9, 1970 in Keokuk, Iowa the daughter of James Harold and Mary Nell (Littleton) Horsey. On February 25, 1999 she married Kevin Todd Ackerson in Fort Madison, Iowa. Their marriage was blessed before God on February 12, 2006 in Argyle, Iowa. He preceded her in death on March 16, 2006.

Survivors include her seven children Alex Simonson of Phoenix, Arizona, Nathan Simonson of Keokuk, Hannah Ackerson of Burlington, Casey Ackerson of Burlington, Caleb Ackerson, Kelby Ackerson and Emma Ackerson all of at home, two sisters Melodie (Don) Clifford of Fort Madison and Renee (Jake) Blint of Wever, two brothers John (Yvonne) Wilkins of Fort Madison and Jeff (Diana) Horsey of Farmington, special friend Joe Ragar of Farmington and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Kevin.

Elizabeth was a 1988 graduate of Central Lee High School. She then attended Robert Morris College. She had worked at Hopkirk & Feightner Insurance Agency, Fort Madison Bank & Trust and Wal-Mart. Elizabeth was a member of the Argyle Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed reading, dancing, singing, camping, fishing, sketching and drawing.

Friends may call and meet with the family from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at the Argyle Presbyterian Church in Argyle, Iowa.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, January, 27, 2015 at the Argyle Presbyterian Church with Pastor Bill Willis officiating.

Burial will be at the Argyle Memorial Gardens in rural Argyle, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in her memory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneral home.com The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.