Max K. Aker


Max K. Aker, 85, of Springfield, passed away on May 8, 2024. He was born on December 6, 1938, in Columbus, Indiana, to Reuben T. and Elsa (Watson) Aker. Max dedicated over 35 years of service to Navistar before retiring. Max was preceded in death wife, Janice Aker, in 2017. He leaves behind a loving family: children Bret (Schaun) Aker, Bart (Karen) Aker, Penny (Randy) Davis, Jennifer (Steve) Riffe, and Travis Aker; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; a brother, Joe (Linda) Aker; a sister, Erma Aker; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services were held on May 17, 2024.