Michael Ford Acree, 55, died Jan. 10, 2011, at his home in Fairbury, Neb.
He was born in Salina, Kan., on Nov. 1, 1955 to George "Frank" and Lois Acree. He was baptized on April 14, 1957, at the Methodist Church in Washington, Kan. He was confirmed at the same church on March 22, 1967.
He attended school in Washington, and graduated from Washington High School on May 25, 1973. He briefly attended college.
On Dec. 18, 1976, he was united in marriage to Nancy Siebengartner at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hollenberg, Kansas. They resided in Hollenburg, Kan. for a short time and eventually built a home in Fairbury, Nebraska. To this union a daughter was born. In 1984, Michael and Nancy divorced.
On Nov. 30, 1998, he was united in marriage with Charmaine Pauling. He became a step-father to two sons. The couple resided in the Daykin and Hebron area. In 2008, they were divorced.