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Richard "Dick" Albert


1931 - 2014 Notice Condolences
Richard "Dick" Albert Notice
Albert, Richard "Dick" Age 82, of West Bend, was called home on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Froedtert Medical Center in Wauwatosa. Dick was born on September 14, 1931 in Madison to the late Richard and Amelia (nee Juve) Albert. In 1948, Dick enlisted in the United States Air Force and served a portion of his enlistment during the Korean Conflict. Dick was united in marriage to Colette Dittrich on August 17, 1951 in Iron Mountain, Michigan. She preceded him in death on September 25, 2011. Dick worked to Pabst Brewing Company for 23 years and eventually retired from Johnson Controls in 1994. Dick was a master craftsman in all facets of life. He was a great story teller who loved to joke and sing. In earlier years, he sang in a barber shop quartet. At 82 years, he still carried a sweet, rich tenor voice we had the joy and privilege of listening to at all occasions. Everyone he met, he touched their lives in some way. He was so very rich in friends and greatly adored by his family. Dick is survived his children, Elise (John), Michele (Dennis), Christiane (James), and Kirsten (Brian); his grandchildren, Kirsten, Laine (Brian), Brooke (Andrew), Sam, Hannah, Chelsea, Richard, Wylie, Gabe, Liv, and Delaney; great-grandchildren, Brenna, Gracie, Ava, Marley, Cosette, Vivian, and Lucy; a sister Jane Krebs; and many other close relatives and dear friends. An Open House Celebration of Dick's life will be held at his home (149 Woodridge Rd., West Bend, WI 53095) on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, please bring a smile and a story. No dark attire requested. Please enjoy this video http://www.schnepfphoto.com/motion/6/caption/ Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service of West Bend is serving the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at: www.myrhum-patten.com
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Sept. 10, 2014
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