Acker, Patricia B., Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved sister and aunt passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at Bickford Cottage. Age 82 years. The daughter of the late Theodore and Catherine (Mikowski) Peplinski, Patricia was born on November 15, 1927 in Cedar, Michigan. She attended Holy Rosary High School, Aquinas College and Saginaw Business Institute. She was married to Russell D. Acker on August 30, 1995. He predeceased her on September 23, 2002. Pat had been employed by Huron Portland Cement Company as a clerk/secretary from 1950 - 1963. She then worked for Consumers Energy from 1963 until her retirement in 1987 and at Fanny Farmer from 1987 until 1995. Pat was a member of St. Josaphat Catholic Church and a former member of Holy Family Catholic Church and former caregiver at Luther Manor. Surviving are one brother and two sisters, Joseph Peplinski, Kentucky; Adeline Niel, California and Regina Klonowski, Saginaw; several nieces and nephews. Pat was preceded in death by two brothers, Leon and Steven Peplinski, and one sister, Sr. Alice Peplinski. Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 11, 2010 at St. Josaphat Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. Ronald Dombrowski will officiate. Honoring Mrs. Acker's wishes cremation will follow and private inurnment will take place in Oakwood Mausoleum. Friends may call at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, (between Shattuck and McCarty) where the family will be present on Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. There will be a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Avalon Hospice or charity of your choice.