Peter Bradley Ackerman, 42, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, October 29, 2021. Brad was born on August 5th, 1979, to Peter J. and Ruth (Snegosky) Ackerman. He attended Litchfield High School where he excelled at wrestling. He earned a scholarship and went on to wrestle at Moorhead State University.Upon his graduation in 2002, he went to work for Cold Spring Granite. In 2003 he and Mariah Parker were married and started a life together. On April 24th, 2005, their son Logan Peter Ackerman was born. They moved to Kasson, MN and Brad started working for Foldcraft where he was a Corporate Operations Manager. Mariah, the love of his life passed away in 2011. Brad was a hard-working leader of people, devoted father, a dedicated son and a trusted friend. Peter Bradley “Brad” loved to spend time with his son, family, and friends. Together he and Logan would spend time hunting, chopping wood, and hanging out with his uncles and cousins at the hunting cabin. They also enjoyed taking trips and finding new trails on their ATVs. Watching sports and hanging with their neighbors in his garage was a weekly event. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mariah Ackerman; grandparents, Peter and Mary Ackerman and Al and Adeline Snegosky. He is survived by his son, Logan. He is also survived by his mother and father, Ruth and Pete Ackerman; sister, Jill (Rick) Calhoon; nephews, Casey and Cal Calhoon; niece, Ava Calhoon; grandmother, Laura May Ackerman; father and mother-in-law, Dave and Janet Parker; brother-in-law, Kevin Parker; sister-in-law, Kelly Parker; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. A memorial visitation for Peter will take place Friday, November 5, 2021, from 4:00-8:00pm at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home in Kasson, MN (801 7th St SE Kasson, MN 55944) with a prayer service at 8:00pm. A memorial mass will take place at The Church of St. Philip in Litchfield, MN (821 E 5th St, Litchfield, MN) within the coming weeks. Further service details for the memorial mass will be posted on the funeral home website and reprinted in the newspaper. Burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar, MN. To share a special memory or condolence please visit www.czaplewskifuneralhomes.com, Czaplewski Family Funeral Homes, 801 7th St SE Kasson, MN 55944 (507) 634-6510. Blessed be his memory.
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