Terrie Dean values the art of good conversation. One of her favorite holiday pastimes is gathering around the kitchen table with relatives and simply talking for hours on end.
All I want for Christmas is normal.
Lawrence Robert Ackler, 75, of Moorefield, W.Va., passed this life on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg.
Born on Jan. 3, 1937, in Harrisonburg, he was the son of the late Robert Ackler and Lillian Dasher Ackler.
A cousin, Richard Dasher, and several other cousins survive Mr. Ackler.
He was a lifetime member of the Mount Olive Lutheran Church and a lifetime member of the Peru Community Association.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the Elmore Funeral Home in Moorefield, W.Va. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2012, at the Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Peru, W.Va., with Pastor Larry Cantu and Vicar Jean Caudill officiating.
Burial will follow at the Mount Olive Lutheran Church Cemetery in Peru, W.Va.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Elmore Funeral Home.