Maria Albrecht

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Maria "Mimka" Albrecht



Marie "Mimka" Albrecht, 96 years of age, passed away on October 28, 2017.

Mimka received a broad education studying at Charles Fort University, the Sorbonne, western Reserve and NYU. During the war Mimka was a member of a successful anti-nazi organization, consisting mostly of former boy scouts. After the fall of communism in the former Czechoslovakia, president Havel acknowledged the importance of this group by presidential proclamation and awarded a number of medals, one of which was awarded to Mimka. In the United States Mimka led a quiet life, volunteering on occasion for charitable and cultural undertakings. For a time Mimka worked at UNM in cancer research.

Mimka's departure is mourned by her husband Dr. Bohumil Albrecht; daughter Janka M. with her husband, Michael Hobbs; granddaughter Cassidy F. with her husband Vince Vueno; grandson Timothy V. Hobbs with wife Denisa.

Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services 2919 4th St. NW

www.directfuneralservicesabq.com

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 5, 2017