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Paul Albrecht

WALNUT — Paul G. Albrecht, 91, of 106 Pleasant Court, Walnut, died Friday, July 10, 2009, at the Walnut Manor Nursing Home.

He was born on Jan. 23, 1918, in Ohio, Ill., the son of Henry C. and Harriet G. (Martin) Albrecht. He married V. Geneve Long March 3, 1946, at Wesley Foundation Chapel in Urbana. She preceded him in death in September of 1987. He then married Jean Littlewood on Dec. 30, 1989, at the Red Oak Methodist Church in Walnut. She survives.

He attended North Central College in Naperville and graduated from the University of Illinois. He farmed in the Walnut and Ohio area and sold DeKalb Seed Corn for more than 50 years during his lifetime. He was a member of the Red Oak Methodist Church, the Brotherhood at the church, a lifetime member of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association and the Livestock Producers.

Also surviving are one daughter, Jeannine Griffith of Walnut; four grandchildren, Paul Griffith of Ohio, Ill., Judy, Wende, and Rita Griffith, all of Walnut; one great-granddaughter, Caitlin Griffith of Ohio, Ill.; two stepchildren, Jean E. (Richard) Welker of Leaf River, and David (Tanya) Littlewood of Oregon, Ill.; two stepgrandchildren, Elizabeth and Catherine Littlewood of Oregon, Ill.; two brothers, Robert (Emma) Albrecht of Harvey, and Dean (Patricia) Albrecht of Dixon; two sisters Evangeline Guither of Walnut, and Mary (Bert) Skelton of Peru,; one foster sister, Frieda Martin of Peru, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, one brother, John and three grandsons.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Red Oak Methodist Church with the Rev. Katie Mapes, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in  Red Oak Cemetery in Walnut.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut and also from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

A memorial has been established in his memory to the Red Oak Methodist Church,

(Bureau County News)

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