Joseph Voyne Ackerman, 77, died May 11, 1998 at his home in Junction, Utah.

He was born April 19, 1921 in Fort Duschene, Utah to Joseph and Elsie McIntosh Ackerman. He married Maurine Stone, they later divorced. He served in the U.S. Army in Italy during World War II, working in the Medical Corps. He owned and operated his own sawmill for 30 years. He was a scoutmaster and is fondly known as Doc by his family and many friends.He is survived by step-daughter, Sheri Dearden, of Fillmore, Utah; sisters, Velda Norton, Marysvale; Raeola LeFevre, Junction; Leah Atkinson, Taylorsville; and Vila (Cal) Holfeltz, Richfield; 15 nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Marion Ackerman; sisters, Zelda; and Dorothy Fern Ackerman.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 1998 at 1 p.m. in the Circleville 1st LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the ward chapel in Circleville on Saturday morning from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Junction Cemetery with Military Rites by the V.F.W. Piute Post #7561. Funeral Directors, Neal S. Magleby & Sons Mortuary, Richfield, Utah.

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