• Date Of Birth: April 25, 1952
  • Date Of Death: September 10, 2019
  • Resting Place: Wasilla
  • City: South Bend
  • State: Indiana

Robert (Bob) N. Akens passed away in his home in Wasilla, Alaska on September 10, 2019.

Bob was born on April 25, 1952 in South Bend, Indiana. Bob’s Alma Maters are St. Joseph High School and the University of Iowa. He worked as an elementary school teacher in Iowa and Alaska from 1977 until his retirement in 2002. Bob was a talented photographer and gardener and enjoyed woodworking and playing with the newest technologies. He had a kind and generous heart and will be missed by those who knew him. He is survived by his siblings John “Jim” Akens, Kenneth Akens, and Susan Akens; his children Celena Akens, Briana (Jonathan) Harned, Robert Akens; and grandson Charlie Harned. He was preceded in death by his parents Marian K Akens-Mackin and John J. Akens and wife Marsha Voigt Akens.