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Eric Douglas Ackerman

9-9-48 to 6-5-2010

Eric Douglas Ackerman passed away in Sheridan, OR on June 5, 2010 at the age of 61.  Born September 9, 1948 in Muskegon, Michigan, Eric moved with his family to The Dalles, OR in 1961, where he graduated from The Dalles High School in 1966.  Eric served his country in the US Marine Corps and in the Navy, from 1968 until his honorable discharge in February of 1972.  Eric moved to Carlton, OR in 1977 and then to Sheridan, OR in 1996.  He worked in construction and also as a rancher at the Dayton Cattle Company.  Having played football in high school, he also enjoyed fishing and camping and the company of his cats and dogs.  He loved all the kids in his life and regarded them as his own.  He was a member of the American Legion at the Carlton Post.  Eric is survived by his life partner of 24 years, Anna Waibel of Sheridan, OR; and by his sister, Mary Lynn Matulich of Stockton, CA.  Eric was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Margaret Ackerman; and by his brothers, Larry and Scott Ackerman.  As requested by Eric, there will be no official services.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Association.  Arrangements by Alternative Burial and Cremation, Tualatin.

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