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Obituary - Ackley, Loraine

Oct 07, 2013 04:01PM ● Published by Trisha Schweiger

Loraine R. Ackley, age 91, of Beaver Dam, died on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Beaver Dam Community Hospital.

The visitation will be at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Beaver Dam on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 10:00 AM until 10:50 AM. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at the church on Wednesday at 11:00 AM with Vince Kobida officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Beaver Dam.

The former Loraine Rose Koboski was born on August 7, 1922 in Beaver Dam to Andrew and Rose (Evans) Koboski. On November 22, 1951 she was united in marriage with James Ackley. He preceded her in death on November 16, 2006. Loraine was a long-time member of St. Michael’s church. She was also a member of AARP and was in the Third Street Band. In her spare time, Loraine would volunteer at the Senior Center.

Survivors are her niece and nephews, Franklin (Sue) Koboski, of Pewaukee, Terry (Carol) Jones of San Clemente, CA, and Marilyn (Robert) Owens of Woodruff; special friend, Buehl Cuff of Beaver Dam; great nieces, great nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brothers, Frank and Albert; and sisters, Leona Koboski, Florence Jones, and Marie Nelson.

The Murray Funeral Home, 131 East Maple Avenue in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family.  To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at


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