Beloved wife of the late Paul R. Akers; loving mother of Joann Slankard, David Akers, Timothy Akers, Nancy (the late Michael) Dodge and the late Gary Akers; adoring grandmother of Bryan Akers, Kathleen (Buck)Shuman, Michael (Lisa)Akers, Victoria Akers, Rachel Dodge, Margaret & Elizabeth Beckley; cherished great-grandmother of Alicia, Bailey, Noah, Blake, Brendan, Liam, Dylan and Joey; dear daughter of the late John and Anna Swayne; dear sister of Thomas (Georgia)Swayne, Kathleen Swayne and Joseph Swayne preceded in death by John(Marilyn) Swayne, Vincent Swayne and Raymond Swayne; our dearest sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, Godmother, cousin and friend to many.
Loving Matriarch of the family with unwavering faith in God. Known to always care for others unselfishly. She will be dearly missed.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Friday, September 30, 9:30 a.m. to St. Mark Catholic Church for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment at J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Charge Syndrome Foundation, 318 Half Day Rd., Suite 305, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089. Visitation Thursday, 3-8 p.m.