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FLEMKE, Albert
Albert Flemke, 97, passed away on Sunday (November 18, 2012) at Cobalt Lodge with his family at his side. He was predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Mary (Rankl) Flemke in December of 2002. Al was a self- taught mechanic and had worked at Jack's Garage in Colchester before operating his own garage in Westchester. He later became a local area builder. He built over 80 houses in the East Hampton, Hebron and Colchester area. Albert was the fifth child born to Gustav and Mary (Schadtle) Flemke on July 18, 1915 in Marlborough. He resided in Hebron until 1957 when he moved his family to a home he built in East Hampton. He leaves behind his three daughters, Judith Flemke of East Hartford, Patricia Kissinger and her husband John of East Hampton, and Jeanne Lantman of Arroyo Grande, CA. He leaves his grandchildren John Kissinger of Madison, WI, and Angela Booth and her husband Jeremiah of Nipomo, CA and their three children Ella, Benjamin, and Kinsley, and many nieces and nephews. He was the last surviving member of his family being predeceased by his five sisters, Lena, May, Emma, Louise, and Bertha and his four brothers, Fred, Ernest, Gus Jr., and Charles. Together Al's family provided him the help and comforts necessary to enable him to stay in his home until the last 10 days of his life.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 25th from 2-4 p.m. in the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St. East Hampton. Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the East Hampton Ambulance Assoc. P.O. Box 144 East Hampton, CT 06424. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.




Published in The Hartford Courant from Nov. 21 to Nov. 25, 2012
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