Robert E. Acre, Jr., 91, of Osborne, KS, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Osborne County Memorial Hospital in Osborne, KS. He was born on April 10, 1927 to Robert Edgar & Martha Hazel (Johnson) Acre, Sr., in a farm house SE of Bucklin, KS. Robert began his schooling at the Liberty Rural Grade School. He graduated from Bucklin High School in 1944. He attended 1 semester at Kansas State College of Manhattan, KS.
Robert enlisted in the U. S. Navy on March 25, 1945. He received an honorable discharge in July, 1946. He continued his college career at Kansas State, where he graduated in January 1950 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He began his working career as a county club agent with Extension Division of Kansas State College in Feb., 950. With further training and experience, he became the County Agricultural agent in Osborne County from 1952-54.
Robert married Ramona A. Dudley in 1954. To this union, 1 daughter was born.
Robert belonged to several organizations throughout his life. Among some of those memberships were, American Legion, Osborne County Farm Bureau, KS Livestock Ass., KS Quarter Horse Ass. and the Osborne County Fair Board. He was a lifetime member of Kansas State University Alumni Ass. He held offices in several organizations, such as Osborne Saddle Club, Osborne Lions Club & Osborne Development, Inc. Robert was a member of the Presbyterian Church and later the Osborne Christian Church.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Kenneth. He is survived by his wife, Romona, of the home; daughter, Melanie Zabel of Smith Center, KS; sister, Lois Kurtz of Bradenton, Florida; 3 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
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