Bruce Akert Obituary

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Bruce E. Akert

November 8, 1958 - April 13, 2013
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Bruce Eugene Akert, 54 of Troutdale OR, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2013. He was born on November 8, 1958 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Benjamin Bruce and Jacqueline Rose (Harrison) Akert. He attended Lincoln SE High School and Nebraska Wesleyan University. He worked in the Optical Industry for twenty years. Bruce married Laura DeVeny on November 16, 2010 in Maui, Hawaii and they shared their lives as Spiritual Healers, Lovers and Friends. Bruce loved to sing and enjoyed playing violin & guitar. He also loved computers and was always building things. Bruce is survived by his wife Laura Akert of Troutdale OR; son Erik Evan...
Bruce Eugene Akert, 54 of Troutdale OR, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2013. He was born on November 8, 1958 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Benjamin Bruce and Jacqueline Rose (Harrison) Akert. He attended Lincoln SE High School and Nebraska Wesleyan University. He worked in the Optical Industry for twenty years. Bruce married Laura DeVeny on November 16, 2010 in Maui, Hawaii and they shared their lives as Spiritual Healers, Lovers and Friends. Bruce loved to sing and enjoyed playing violin & guitar. He also loved computers and was always building things.

Bruce is survived by his wife Laura Akert of Troutdale OR; son Erik Evan Akert of Boise ID; daughter Kelda Norine Fairleigh of Seattle WA; parents Ben and Jackie Akert of Lincoln NE; brother Leonard Akert of Lincoln NE; grandchildren Alexander James Fairleigh, Alyxandria Rose DeVeny and Kai Nicholas DeVeny and his kitty Ariel.

A Celebration of Bruce's Life will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 10:00am to 2:00pm in the Ballroom at Edgefield McMenamin's, 2126 SW Halsey Street, Troutdale OR 97060. Contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 4500 "A" Street, Lincoln NE 68506. Arrangements entrusted to Bateman Carroll Funeral Home in Gresham, Oregon.

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