Duane T. Acker

December 01, 1968 - March 21, 2019

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Wednesday, March 27, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Wednesday, March 20, 6:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Duane T. Acker, 50, of Kendallville died Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 4 p.m. at his residence.

He was born December 1, 1968, in Kendallville to Roy T. Acker, Jr. and Beverly A. (Luce) Acker. His father died on January 30, 2017, and his mother survives in Kendallville.

Mr. Acker graduated from East Noble High School in 1987.

He last worked at Prince Manufacturing in Avilla.

Also surviving are his significant other, Michelle Musser of Kendallville; a son, Logan Acker at home; two stepsons, Zachary Musser of Kendallville and Nicholas Musser who is stationed with the U.S. Navy in Spain; a sister, Danell (Trent) Mynhier of Avilla; and three brothers, Tim (Sharon) Acker of Kendallville, Mike (Rhonda) Acker of Kendallville, and Josh (Gina) Acker of Fort Wayne.

He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Bud and Lelah Luce and Roy and Dorothy Acker.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 6 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Rev. Rich Secor of CrossPointe Family Church of the Nazarene in Kendallville officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the South Milford Cemetery.

Memorial visitation will be Wednesday, March 27, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to the family for funeral expenses.

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Donna (Heltzel) Rasler
April 13th, 2019 2:27am
Wolcottville, Indiana

My very old and dear friend, Duane....I have just learned of your untimely passing this evening. How I was not made aware, I have no clue. This saddens me greatly, and you will always be a part of some of my fondest high school memories. You were an awesome and amazing friend...always smiling, always laughing, and making it your priority to make sure that those around you were laughing as well...and could bring the sunlight back into the day of anyone who hadn't been able to find a smile on any given day until they crossed paths with you. I was blessed to have known you. I hope you are laughing up there while you're exploring heaven. To Duane's family, I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. I know such a wonderful friend to me, has to be a tragic and heart crushing loss to all of you. God bless you.

Doug Handshoe
March 27th, 2019 11:53pm


March 26th, 2019 7:32pm

Sending love and prayers to Bev and family. Our deepest sympathy

Rob Talbott
March 26th, 2019 12:28pm

Our family sends our prayers. Duane will be greatly missed, and we are sorry to lose a classmate and friend. Godspeed Duane.

March 26th, 2019 9:10am

My condolences to the family. Please be comforted by the Bible's promise of the resurrection. John 5:28,29, Acts 24:15

Nick&Kathy Arnold
March 25th, 2019 8:48pm

So sorry for your loss, thinking of you Bev

Dianna (Getts) Boehme
March 25th, 2019 12:00pm

So sorry to hear about your loss - thoughts and prayers to the family

Cyril & Amy Coburn
March 24th, 2019 7:18am
Warrenton VA

RIP in my dear friend, you are with the LORD now, we will all meet you there someday in Heaven. I will pray for your family. "Bobby"

Kim Hoover
March 24th, 2019 6:59am

Keeping Duanes loved ones in my prayers may he rest in peace.

Ginny Bherns
March 23rd, 2019 6:46pm

My condolences to the family. May Duane rest in peace in the arms of our Lord!

Dick Mapes
March 23rd, 2019 6:38pm
Oceanside calif

My sincere condolences to Duane’s family, I’m thinking of you and your kids Bev! God Bless!

Nancy kirk
March 23rd, 2019 2:51pm
Kendallville, in

So sorry to hear of Duanes passing. Thoughts and prayers to the family