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Lionel Lee Ackland – Metz Mortuary

    Lionel Lee Ackland 
    Lionel Lee Ackland, age 78, of Lushton, died Monday, February 16, 2009 at Henderson. He was born May 4, 1930 at Grafton, NE to Albert and Thelma Ackland. Lionel made his career in the US Army and later the US Air Force, serving in the Korean War where he was severely wounded. He married Edith Mary James in Great Britain and they retired to Lushton upon his retirement from the military.

    Lionel is survived by his wife Mary Ackland of Lushton; daughter, Linda (David) Stone of England; sons, Jim Hallett of England, Richard (Mary) Hallett of Lushton, John (Sue) Mumford and Paul Monford all of England. Numerous grand, great-grand and great­great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his brother Tom Ackland of Grafton and sister Ruth Rohla of California.

    Memorial services will be held on Friday, February 20, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., at the Community Bible Church at Lushton with the Rev. Eldon Berg officiating and military honors. Lionel has been cremated. Memorials may be directed to his family. 

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