Lucille E. Akin
April 10, 1924 — March 1, 2019
Lucille E. Akin of Hartford passed away Friday, March 1, 2019, at the
age of 94 years. She was born in Milwaukee on April 10, 1924, the
daughter of Vero and Anna (nee Kindt) Weissenborn.
Lucille was a 1942
graduate of Washington High School. She obtained a master’s degree in
education and taught for 30 years in the Brown Deer elementary school
system. Lucille enjoyed ballroom dancing and crafts. She married Norman
Akin on August 5, 1950.
She is survived by her loving husband of 68
years, Norman; and her loving children, Jessie (John) Vettel, Jan
Riofrio, Mark (Eryn) Paige, and Calvin (Sara) Akin, and daughter-in-law
Maria Belen Tamayo; and her precious grandchildren, Kurt and Ryan Vettel,
Antonio Riofrio, Weston and Georgia Paige, Olivia and Grace Akin,
Marianna (John) Wang, Juan and Thomas I. Tamayo; and five
great-grandchildren. Lucille was preceded in death by her son Thomas and
her brother, Burt Weissenborn. She also is survived by nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Visitation is Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Hartford First United
Methodist Church, 738 W. Monroe Ave., from 2-3 p.m. Funeral service will
follow at the church at 3 p.m. Private interment will be at Pleasant
Hill Cemetery, Hartford. The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home – Hartford is
serving the family. For details, visit