Cling, Betty Claire

Cling, Betty Claire

Female 1919 - 2013  (94 years)

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  • Name Cling, Betty Claire  [1
    Born 7 Apr 1919  Eddyville, Wapello County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 27 Dec 1996  West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 14 Apr 2013  West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Oak Ridge Cemetery, West Liberty, Muscatine, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I57186  Sackett
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2021 

    Father Cling, Victor Ellsworth,   b. 27 Aug 1891, Kossuth County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1925, Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother McMahan, Ethel,   b. 7 Nov 1890, Eddyville, Mahaska County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1966, West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1915  Mahaska County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children
    +1. Cling, Betty Claire,   b. 7 Apr 1919, Eddyville, Wapello County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 2013, West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     
    Family ID F22126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Akers, Ralph Merland,   b. 5 Feb 1916, Tarkio, Atchison, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1991, Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1941  Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 6
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F22124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Apr 1919 - Eddyville, Wapello County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1941 - Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 27 Dec 1996 - West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Apr 2013 - West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2020.
      The Muscatine Journal (Muscatine, Iowa), 12 Aug 1991, Page 5

      Ralph Akers

      WEST LIBERTY -- Ralph M. Akers, 75, died Saturday morning, Aug. 10, 1991, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City, following an extended illness.

      Services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13, at First Church United in West Liberty. Burial, will military honors,, will be at the Oak Ridge Cemetery.

      Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the West Liberty Chapel of the Barker Funeral Home. There will be a Masonic service at 8 p.m.

      A memorial fund has been established.

      Mr. Akers was born Feb. 5, 1916, at Tarkio, Mo., a son of Joseph and Adella Carman Akers. On Oct. 12, 1941, he was married in Minneapolis, to Betty Cling.

      Survivors include his wife, Betty; one son, Joseph V. Akers, of West Liberty; one brother, Fred Akers, of San Diego; two grandsons, Bret and Brad Akers.

      He was preceded in death by a brother.

      He attended college at the University of Missouri and moved to Iowa in 1936. He first farmed south of Eddyville, Iowa.

      He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army iN the European Command, and also served in the U.S. Army Reserves for several years.

      He was a retired Iowa State Highway Patrol trooper, serving in District 12, from 1948 to 1971. He later worked in security at Louis Rich Foods Comapny (SIC) in West Liberty. He was a member of the First Church United, the Mount Calvary Masonic Lodge No. 95 of West Liberty, KAABA Shrine of Davenport, the Davenport Consistory.

      He was also a member of the Iowa State Patrol Association and the Iowa State Troopers Association and a member and past patron of the Lotus Chapter Order of Eastern Star and the West Liberty American Legion.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S884] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2020.
      Name: Betty C Akers
      Social Security Number: 483-16-2179
      Birth Date: 7 Apr 1919
      Issue year: Before 1951
      Issue State: Iowa
      Death Date: 14 Apr 2013

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 19 Feb 2021.
      The Journal Times (Racine, Wisconsin), 31 Dec 1996, Page 18

      Mary C. Akers

      RACINE -- Mary C. (nee: Thompson) Akers, 91, of New Beginnings Group Home of Racine, passed away on Friday, December 27,1996.

      She was born in Astrup, Denmark on September 11, 1905.

      Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Jean (John) Munch of Racine; three grandchildren, Shelley (Gary) Siegel of Sachse, Texas, Debra Munch, and Jeffrey (Denise) Munch, both of Racine; and one great-granddaughter, Holly Ann Munch. She is further survived by sisters and a brother in Denmark and a sister-in-law, Betty Akers of West Liberty, Iowa. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, J. Keith Akers in 1964.

      Interment will be held in Chillicothe, Iowa.

      HANSON FUNERAL HOME
      3014 Northwestern Avenue 632-4479

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 19 Feb 2021.
      Memorial ID 105943333
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/105943333

      Betty Claire Cling Akers
      Birth 7 Apr 1919
      Eddyville, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
      Death 14 Apr 2013 (aged 94)
      West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
      Burial
      Oak Ridge Cemetery
      West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
      Plot Sec U/Lot 16/Sp

      West Liberty, Iowa

      Betty C. Akers, 94, died Sunday April 14, 2013 at the Simpson Memorial Home in West Liberty.

      Funeral service will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday April 18, 2013 at the First Church United in West Liberty. Visitation will be held Wednesday 4 to 7 P.M. at the First Church United, 1100 North Calhoun St., West Liberty . Burial will be in the Oak Ridge Cemetery, West Liberty. Memorials may be made to West Liberty Fire and Rescue Unit, Ronald McDonald House or University of Iowa Children's Hospital.

      Betty was born the daughter of Victor and Ethel Cling. She attended Eddyville High School and later the University of Iowa, William Penn College and Beauty School in Des Moines. On October 12, 1941 Betty was united in marriage to Ralph Akers in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

      She had taught in County School near Eddyville, worked as a bookkeeper for the Ford Implement Dealership, Ford Garage, West Liberty Ready Mix and served as the Librarian at the West Liberty Library for over 35 years until her retirement.

      She was a member of the First Church United, Eastern Star, Rotary, T.T.T. Society and the American Legion Auxiliary.

      She is survived by one son Joe (JoAnne) Akers, two grandchildren: Bret Akers and his significant other Linda Coudron, and Brad (Mindy) Akers all of West Liberty. 6 grandchildren: Gibson Akers, Alie Akers, Abie Akers, Macy Akers, McKinzie Akers and Joseph Akers. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Ralph.

      Henderson Barker Funeral Home

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S1799] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2020.
      Name: Ethel McMahan
      Gender: Female
      Race: American
      Age: 24
      Birth Year: abt 1891
      Birth Place: Eddyville Iowa.
      Marriage Date: 25 Sep 1915
      Marriage Place: Mahaska, Iowa, USA
      Father: J D McMahan
      Mother: Jennie Smith
      Spouse: V E Cling

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S1728] U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 13 Jan 2020.
      Name: Betty C. Cling
      Gender: Female
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 10 Oct 1941
      Marriage Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
      Church: Vanderburgh Presbyterian Church
      Spouse: Ralph M. Akers

      Researched by Ted Smith


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