|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1921|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 2004|
Obituary from Stillwater NewsPress, Sat., March 27, 2004
Rena Acre, 82, of Stillwater, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at Westhaven.
Services will be at 10am, Monday at Strode Chapel, Dr. Bill Inglish officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Sill National Cemetery near Elgin under the direction of Strode Funeral Home.
She was born in Fay on Dec. 2 1921, to Thomas Virgil and Nina Mae (McLaughlin) Hatter.
She lived on the family farm in Dewey County, graduating from the eighth grade from a one-room school. She sttended two years of high school in Oakwood then completed her education at Fay.
On June 29, 1945, she married John Acre in Watonga. During the war she worked at Tinker Air Force Base in the Supply Division. She and her husband traveled with the military over the next 23 years.
During that time she taught young military brides how to drive cars.
After retiring from the military, she and her husband returned to Oklahoma and in 1966 moved to Stillwater where he opened the H&R Block tax office.
She loved to garden and was an experienced seamstress.
She was a member of First Christian Church.
Acre was predeceased by her parents; four brothers, Lester, Marvin, Glenn and Elvin; and one sister, Viola.
Survivors include her husband; one son, Tom Acre and his wife, Pam, of Westminster, Colo.; two daughters, Karen Kenny and her husband, Todd, of Sugar Land, Texas and Wendy Jo Whittenberg and her husband, James, of Granbury, Texas; three grandchildren, Katy Kenny of Sugar Land and Derek Cook and Zachery Cook, both of Granbury, Texas; one sister, Arlene Day of Canton; many nieces and nephews; and especially Edith Rae Cole, who visited her often.
Memorails may be made to Judith Karman Hospice, P O Box 818, Stillwater, or First Christian Church, 411 W. Mathews, Stillwater 74074.
Condolences may be emailed to the family via the web site www.strodefh.com.
WIFE OF ACRE, JOHN P, LT COL.,US AIR FORCE
Thomas Virgil Hatter (1877 - 1964)
Nina May McLaughlin Hatter (1891 - 1960)
John Pleasant Acre (1920 - 2005)*
Lester Thomas Hatter (1910 - 1972)*
Viola May Hatter Day (1913 - 1935)*
Marvin Lavern Hatter (1914 - 1996)*
Glenn Alden Hatter (1917 - 2001)*
Arlene Rosemary Hatter Day (1919 - 2012)*
Rena L Hatter Acre (1921 - 2004)
Elvin Rollie Hatter (1925 - 1989)*
Fort Sill National Cemetery
Plot: Section 30, Site 353
Created by: Phil & Donna Whitaker
Record added: Sep 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15697791
As a military wife you served your country as surely as any soldier on the battlefield. Thank you.|
Added: May. 24, 2010
Added: Oct. 14, 2008