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George Akkerman

Obituary for George Akkerman

March 14, 1941 - November 25, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 78

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George Akkerman, 78 went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 25, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. George was born to Andries Akkerman and Grieje DeVries Akkerman in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. The youngest of nine children, George went to work at the age of 14 to help support the family during WWII. He continued his education at night school in the Netherlands and later obtained his degree in Germany. George owned Precision Dental Lab, Inc. in San Antonio for 46 years, was a dental technician for 64 years, and a Certified Dental Technician for 49 years. He was a devout Christian, passionate about sharing God's word, and was a lifelong Gideon. George was an honest, loving, loyal and generous man. He loved to travel and visited over 40 countries. He also loved golf and sailing. He was a member of Sonterra Country Club and LCYC for many years. He truly enjoyed making people laugh.

George is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Kathy; and by his daughter, Evelyn Ann Simmons (Keith); son, Eric Akkerman; step-children, Brenda Saunders, Sam Scott and Tony Scott; grandchildren, Nolan, Sierra, Saige and Hailey; sister, Klaske Van Den Berg; brother, Meles Akkerman; numerous nieces, nephews and friends; 3 loving puppies and 3 miniature horses.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

SERVICE
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019
1:00 PM
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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