Information for Herbert E. Acree
21 February, 1895 - 1 May, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Graveside services for Herbert E. Acree, 91, of Nampa, who
died Thursday, May 1, in a Boise hospital, will be held at
1:30 p.m. Monday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
The Rev. Leo W. Reed of the Nampa First Baptist Church
will officiate. Friends may meet at the cemetery.
Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel,
Mr. Acree was born Feb 21, 1895, at Gonzales, Texas.
He was reared and educated in Texas.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War I, serving
part of his military duty in France. He was honorably
discharged in 1919.
He married Jewell Binyon in 1921 in Bridgeport, Texas.
They lived in Texas and Oklahoma before moving to Nampa in
He farmed in the Sunnyridge area for a number of years.
He later went to work for the city of Nampa and also worked as
a welder for sever years.
He was a member of the War Eagle Barracks No. 459
Veterans of World War I and a former member of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars organization.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; four sons,
Jack and R. L. Acree of Boise, Pete Acree of Lewiston, and
Phil Acree of Wheatland, Calif.; a daughter, Doris
Fellows of Reno, Nev.; two brothers, John Acree of Nampa
and Richard Acree of El Reno, Okla.; a sister, Pearl
Oberquelle of Yakima, Wash.; 19 grandchildren; and