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ALBRECHT, Floyd William 1916-2008

ALBRECHT, BOEDEKER, KLEMZ, NIMS, KEHE, MEYERHOFF

Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 3/3/2014 at 00:40:22

[Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Monday, September 29, 2008]

WATERLOO - Floyd William Albrecht, 92, of Waterloo, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Covenant Medical Center.

He was born July 16, 1916, in rural Bremer County, son of Herman and Dora Boedeker Albrecht. He married Alice Klemz on Nov. 8, 1945. She preceded him in death.

Mr. Albrecht attended St. Paul's Parochial School, Readlyn, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European theater, 951st Field Artillery Battalion. He was a carpenter, worked at Allen Hospital in the maintenance department and was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survived by a daughter, Rita (Gary) Nims of Urbandale; a son, Earl (Mary Mundfrom) of Waterloo; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Albrecht of Readlyn; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends.

Preceded in death by two sons, Floyd Jr. and Glenn; three brothers, Fredrick, Vincent and Arthur; and two sisters, Evelyn Meyerhoff and Dorothy Kehe.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by Waterloo AMVETS Post 19. Public visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories, an Overton Family Service.

Memorials may be directed to Christian Crusaders or the church.

Floyd was a wonderful helper, using his carpentry skills to assist others. He loved playing cards, attending the Senior Activity Center, and spending time with his friends and family. He was a board member with Christian Crusaders from 1960 to 1981, the Cedar Valley Men's Garden Club, the VFW, American Legion and the AMVETS.


 

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