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Mayonne F Ackman

October 31, 1937 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 84)


Mayonne Francis Ackman, 84 passed away on Saturday. December 11,2021 at the Sandford Hospice House in Fargo, North Dakota.

Mayonne was born on October 31, 1937 to Joe & Edna Slechta. She was one out of four children and grew up in Waterville, MN. After graduating college in 1956 she went to the Technical College for two years and then pursued her bachelor’s degree in Education. On October 18, 1969 she married the love of her life Tom Ackman. They moved to Detroit Lakes area in 1974, where Mayonne taught Computer Science at the Technical College in Moorhead, MN for 30 years. She started the data entry program and retired in 2003.

Mayonne loved spending time outside enjoying nature and the lake fishing, traveling, and spending as much time as she could with her husband, family, and friends.

Mayonne is survived by her husband of 52 years Tom Ackman, brothers Darwyn Slechta and Darryl Slechta, 11 nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Joe & Edna (Schwichtenberg) Slechta and sister Marion Buchholz.

Celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

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June 30, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Celebration of Life
June 30, 2022

11:00 AM
David-Donehower Funeral Home

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