Eugene Albee BURLINGTON Eugene D. Albee, 88, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Waterford Senior Living Center. Eugene was born November 6, 1925 to Lawrence and Nellie (née Funk) Albee in Waterford, WI. His early life was spent in Waterford where he graduated from Waterford High School. After high school Eugene attended the Milwaukee School of Cosmetology. On September 2, 1950, he was united in marriage to Lois Milatz at St. John's Lutheran Church in Burlington. Following their marriage they resided in Burlington where he owned and operated Eugene's Beauty Shoppes in Burlington and Waterford. Eugene was a very active member of Cross Lutheran Church where he served as past president of the church council. He also was a member of the Burlington Rotary Club for over 50 years, where he had earned the Paul Harris Fellow Award. Eugene loved to sing and was in the Barber Shop Quartet and was a member of the Burlington Hospital Auxiliary, where he used his talent to fashion hair pieces for people with cancer. His favorite place in the whole world was his cottage on the river in Waterford. There he enjoyed gardening, planting flowers and piloting the pontoon boat. Eugene was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict and had served as a Master Sergeant in the Army. Eugene is survived by his children Nancy (Dr. L. Kevin) Hamberger of Franklin, and Neal (Janelle) Albee of Wyoming, MN; grandchildren, Heidi (Joel) Boyd, Alex Hamberger, Nicole Albee, Christopher (Emilie Lisburg) Albee and Jacob Albee, and 1 great-grandchild, Clara Macy Jean Boyd. He is further survived by his brother Winston Albee of Lyons, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, 1 sister and 4 brothers. In Lieu of flowers the family has suggested memorials be made to Cross Lutheran Church. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Waterford Senior Living and to Allay Hospice for all their care and concern. Funeral Services will be held Monday February 10, 2014 at 7:00PM at the Schuette-Daniels Funeral Homes. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Monday, February 10, 2014 from 3:30PM until 6:30PM at the funeral home. The family will have a private burial at Burlington Cemetery. Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory 625 S. Browns Lake Drive Burlington, WI 53105 (262) 763-3434 www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com
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Published in Racine Journal Times on Feb. 8, 2014