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Albert B. Ulm

Albert B. Ulm, 91, of 1707 N. 12th, Quincy, died on Monday (Oct. 1, 2012) in Blessing Hospital.

He was born on April 19, 1921, in London Mills, a son of Edwin and Belva Blanford Ulm. He married Helen G. Wann on Nov. 28, 1943 in Bonne Terre, Mo. She survives.

Albert was a graduate of London Mills High School, Brown's Business School in Peoria, and the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. He had also completed additional coursework at Marquette and Washington Universities.

He served four years, June 1942-June 1946, in the United States Coast Guard, enlisting as an Apprentice Seaman, and served aboard the USS Sellstrom. He was honorably discharged as chief yeoman.

After 34 years in the veterinary and bio-health research departments at Moorman Manufacturing Co., he retired in 1985. He was previously employed by Allis-Chalmers in Peoria, and Cudahy Bros. Meat Packing in Milwaukee, Wis.

Albert was a member, previous president and longtime secretary of the Liberty Lions Club and a member of the American Legion Post 640, both in Liberty. He and his wife were members of Faith Presbyterian Church in Quincy for more than 50 years.

In addition to his wife, Helen, he is survived by a son, Jim Ulm and his wife, Jane, of Quincy; a daughter, Linda Ulm of Corydon, Ind.; two granddaughters, Jennifer (Willie) McArtor of Edwardsville, and Emily Ulm of Quincy; a great-granddaughter, Madison McArtor; a stepgranddaughter, Nicole Rabe of New York City; and a sister, Florabelle Liu of Skokie.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Bernita Wang and Arleta Butcher.

SERVICES: 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Faith Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Rodney Bakker. Interment with military honors conducted by the American Legion Post No. 37 and the Illinois National Guard Military Funeral Detail will be in Quincy Memorial Park.

VISITATION: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday at Faith Presbyterian Church.

MEMORIALS: Faith Presbyterian Church, the Illinois Veterans Home Activity Fund or Good Samaritan Home Capital Campaign.

ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.

WEBSITE: www.dukerandhaugh.com.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.whig.com.


Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Oct. 2 to Oct. 4, 2012
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