Rena Laveta <I>Hatter</I> Acre

Rena Laveta Hatter Acre

Death 25 Mar 2004 (aged 82)
Burial Elgin, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Section 30, Site 353
Memorial ID 15697791 · View Source
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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.

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  • Created by: Phil and Donna (Stricklan) Whitaker
  • Added: 11 Sep 2006
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rena Laveta Hatter Acre (2 Dec 1921–25 Mar 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15697791, citing Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Phil and Donna (Stricklan) Whitaker (contributor 4308835) .