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Eugene G. Van Ackeren, 76, of Lincoln, NE, March 20, 1947-January 10, 2024

Eugene G. Van Ackeren, 76, of Lincoln, NE, passed away on January 10, 2024. Born March 20, 1947 to Dr. Eugene and Lavonne (Jones) Van Ackeren. Raised by Mark and Jeanann Van Ackeren. Graduated from Lincoln Pius X in 1965. Served in the USN Submarine Service (USS Sculpin SSN 590) 1966-1970 as an Interior Communications Electrician (SS). Employed at Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph through to Windstream and retired after 42 years as an Outside Plant Engineer. Partcipated in the Nebraska Motorist Assist Program as volunteer #29. He enjoyed golfing, shooting, biking, and nature. He was an Avid traveler and enjoyed traveling in Europe, Central and North America, and Mexico.

Survived by wife, Gloria Van Ackeren; daughters Andrea (Mark) Chapin, of Lincoln, Sarah (Zachary) Labrayere, of Lincoln; son, Benjamin Van Ackeren and partner Amber Greene, of Minneapolis, MN; former wife, Susan Kavan, of Lincoln; brother and sister-in-law Gerald and Nancy Van Ackeren, of Lincoln; sister and brother-in-law, Jone and Glenn Boland, of St. Louis, MO; sister-in-law, Nadira Ramdial, of Brooklyn Park, MN; grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by parents; sister, Shannon Al-Hagari; brother, John Van Ackeren-Ramdial.

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