March 19, 1996 - July 10, 2018
Dirk Matthis Akeson, 22, of Lincoln, passed away in Omaha on July 10, 2018, following a motorcycle accident. He was born March 19, 1996, in Lincoln, to Curt Akeson and Sonja (Placek) Akeson. He was currently employed at Jensen Tire and Auto of Lincoln. He had an incredible smile, considerable charm, a sense of chivalry, and a good heart.
Survivors include parents: Sonja Akeson, Crete, and Curt (Teresa) Akeson, Ashland, brothers: Kai (Kinsey) Akeson, Lincoln, Haydn Akeson, Crete, sisters: Serena Akeson, Ashland, Sasha Akeson, Crete, step-sisters: Christine (Ben) Johnson, Indianapolis, Ind., Kathleen (Taku) Mangoro, Lake Pleasant, N.Y. Grandparents: Walt and Marilyn Akeson, Longmont, Colo., Ted and Diane Schulz, Yutan, Gene and Dixie Placek, Lincoln, seven nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins, special friends, and mentors. He is preceded in death by his grandmother; Yvonne Akeson.
Family to receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Metcalf Funeral Home, 245 N. 27th Street, Lincoln. Funeral services: 10 a.m. Saturday at First Evangelical Free Church, 3280 S 84th, Lincoln. Memorials may be given to the family for future designation. Please visit www.dirkakeson.com. Condolences at Metcalffuneralservices.com