CORYDON - Stanley Dean Ackerman, also known as Stan, Stan the Man and Sunshine was born in Hampton, Iowa, on Aug. 22, 1962, to Harley and Marlene Ackerman. Stan spent his childhood living on the family farm near Ackley. He graduated from Ackley-Geneva High School in 1980 and later attended Iowa State University, where he graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. After working for Dekalb Hogs for many years in Kansas and Illinois, he met Teressa Blakely, and they later married and had three beautiful children where they resided in Jefferson.
Stan passed away on June 10, 2019, in Corydon, Iowa. He was 56 years of age. He was preceded in death by his father, Harley Ackerman.