FAIRBANK- Herbert Henry Albrecht, 90, died Sunday, April 25, at Mercy Living Plus, Oelwein, Iowa.
He was born on October 3, 1919, to Henry and Lena (Bockholt) Albrecht.Â He married Ilene Siggelkov on May 31, 1942, in Fairbank, Iowa.Â They were marriedÂ 56 years until her death on December 5, 1998.Â On August 23, 1999, he married Coralene Lehmkuhl of Fairbank, Iowa.
Herb is survived by his wife and his four children, Jane Albrecht-Lee of Houston, Texas, Joyce (Rick) Trotter of Fairbank, Iowa, Ann (Don) Bunn of Maynard, Iowa and David (Kris Klingaman) Albrecht of Fairbank, Iowa.Â Herb had nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.Â He is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Gloria (Warren) Siggelkov of Tripoli, Iowa and Barbara (Herschel) Siggelkov of Independence, Iowa, manyÂ nieces and nephews and Coralene’s children and families.
Herb was preceded in death by his first wife, Ilene; two sisters, Alice (Henry) Reiter and Martha (Kenneth) Fox; brother, Loraine (Dolores): and son-in-law, Edward Albrecht-Lee.
Herb lived his entire life in the Fairbank area.Â Following high school graduation he farmed until enlisting in the Army during WWII, serving nearly five years.Â Herb returned to farming in 1945 until 1972.Â He then sold Aid Association for Lutherans Insurance from 1972 to 1984 and was named Salesman of the Year in 1977.
Herb was an Â active member of Lord of the Harvest Lutheran Church, was a 62 year American Legion member, was on the Fairbank and Wapsie Valley School Boards, Sunday School Superintendent and involved in many other activities.
Services-Â are 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 30, at the Lord of the Harvest Lutheran Church, Fairbank, I0wa.
Visitation-Â from 4:00 to 8:00 p.mÂ on Thursday, April 29,Â at Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank, Iowa.
Memorials may be directed to the family.