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ALBUS, James E. 1937-2015


Posted By: K. L. Kittleson
Date: 10/16/2015 at 21:27:25

James E. Albus

Born: September 25, 1937
Death: August 29, 2015


James E. “Jim” Albus, 77, of Waterloo, Iowa, died Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Covenant Medical Center.

He was born September 25, 1937 in Rockford, Illinois, the son of Nick and Josephine Teisinger Albus. He married Marlene Klein on June 23, 1962 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livermore, Iowa.

Jim graduated from Humboldt High School in 1956 and served in the U. S. Air Force from 1956 to 1960. He was employed with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for 31 years, retiring in 1994.

Survivors include: his wife, Marlene of Waterloo; a son, Jim of Waterloo; three daughters, Sheila (Brian) Wenck of Council Bluffs, Shelly Albus of West Des Moines and Stacy (Brent Beahr) Albus of Waterloo; six grandchildren, Chris, Adam and Emily Wenck, Katelynn and Nick Albus and Dalton Beahr; two nephews, Chuck Carlson of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Doug (Jacquie) Carlson of Clovis, California; sisters-in-law; brother-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Richard; two sisters, Mary Lou Smith and Marge Carlson; and a nephew, Richard Carlson.

Jim enjoyed time with family and friends on vacation and camping. He look forward to having his grandchildren spend time with him. In his spare time he liked to do woodworking and took pride in his yard. He never knew a stranger. He spent many years with his coffee group.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, where full military rites will be conducted by Evansdale Amvets Post 31, Waterloo Amvets Post 19 and the U. S. Air Force Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street, where there will be a 7 p.m. vigil service. Visitation will continue at the church for one hour before services on Thursday.

Memorials may be directed to the ALS organization or Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

Source: Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service


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