Doris Gayle Ackerman, age 85, of Salem

Doris Gayle Ackerman, age 85, of Salem


Doris Gayle Ackerman, age 85, of Salem, passed away Wednesday, November 24 at Paoli Health and Living.

Mrs. Ackerman was born September 1, 1936, in Crawford County, Indiana the daughter of Kermit May and Lorraine Hilgert Martin. She retired from Tecumseh after 27 years.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband:  Roy Ackerman Jr., a granddaughter:  Nikki Bell Collins, a grandson:  Shane Buis, and her parents.

She is survived by a son:  Bill Ackerman (Penny) of Salem, two daughters:  Diane Young of Salem and Karen Bell (Dom) of Hernando, Florida, four grandchildren:  Dominic Bell IV, Kendra Richert, Derek Richert (Erica), and Jeremy Buis, eleven great-grandchildren:  Griffin Collins (Sophie), Oakley Collins, Mia Collins, Cruz Collins, Evelyn Richert, Marshall Richert, Karlie Buis, Jeffrey Buis, Ava Bell, Dominic Bell V, and Ellie Day Buis, and one great-great-grandchild:  Oaklynn Bishop.

Private burial was held in Saltillo Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Humane Society of Washington County at 204 W. Joseph St. Salem IN 47167.