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Claude “Gene” E. Acker

Claude “Gene” E. Acker, 80 of Baltimore, died Friday, March 19, 2010, at Crestview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was retired from Crown- Zellerbach and a Korean Conflict veteran serving in the US Army as a Corporal. He was a member of the Baltimore VFW Post 3761.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Geraldine M. Acker; brother-in-law, Clyde Curry of Lancaster; several nieces and nephews; and close friends, Bonnie Nicodemus and Wilma Wallis, both of Baltimore.

He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Eugene Acker; and parents, Earl and Rachel Acker.

Funeral service was held March 23, 2010, in the Johnson- Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Baltimore, with Pastor Michael Herbert of Walnut Creek Baptist Church officiating. Burial followed in Violet Cemetery, Pickerington, with the Baltimore VFW Post 3761 conducting military rites at the cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be given to the Walnut Creek Baptist Church, PO Box 216, Baltimore, Ohio 43105.

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