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Information for Herbert E. Acree
21 February, 1895 - 1 May, 1986
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
May, 1986
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Herbert Acree

     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, Nampa.
     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 1926.
     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 13 great-grandchildren.