Gerald G. Albert
1942 - 2021
BORN
1942
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and Crematory - Okeechobee
400 North Parrott Avenue
Okeechobee, FL
Gerald G. Albert, 79
OKEECHOBEE - Gerald G. Albert died October 29, 2021. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin May 12, 1942. He graduated from Custer High School in 1960. He joined the United States Air Force and set records for weightlifting in England and Germany. While in England he met the love of his life, Mary Harley. He married her and brought her back to the United States.
While living in Wisconsin Jerry worked for AT&T; after almost freezing to death in 1979, he decided to move the family to Jupiter, Florida. They resided there until 2003, when he retired and moved to Sebring, Florida. He spent the last years of his life with his son and family in Okeechobee, Florida.
Mr. Albert is survived by his son, Brian Albert (Karen), of Okeechobee; grandchildren, Ryan Bowes, Francis Rodgers, Wilma Rodgers, Brian Rodgers, Irwin Rodgers, of Scotland, Kyndra Albert and Jake Albert, of Okeechobee; four great grandchildren; sisters, Carol Knudtson and Peggy McAllastar; uncle, Russell Albert; and many cousins.
A Celebration of Life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Shenanigan's, 2237 HWY 98 N, Okeechobee FL 34972.
Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at, www.OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com
All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida, 34972.


Published by Lake Okeechobee News and SouthCentralLife.com on Nov. 10, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
20
Celebration of Life
2:00p.m.
Shenanigan's
2237 HWY 98 N, Okeechobee, FL
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Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and Crematory - Okeechobee
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