|Birth: ||Mar. 2, 1927|
|Death: ||May 1, 2012|
Norbert Carl Alber
March 2, 1927-May 1, 2012
BRIDGEPORT - Norbert Carl Alber, 85, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at Heritage of Bridgeport.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m., at All Soul's Catholic Church in Bridgeport with Fr. Neal Nollette officiating. Interment will follow at Oregon Trail Memorial Cemetery with military honors.
Norbert Carl Alber was born March 2, 1927 in Cheyenne County, Neb. at the family home to Alfred and Gertrude Alber. He at-tended Center School in Cheyenne County. The family moved to Morrill County in 1935 and he attended Glendal School.He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1946. Norbert married Helen Weitzel Sept. 25, 1949 in Bridgeport. They were married 48 years. They raised their family in Bridgeport.Farming and tilling the soil was the love of his life. Norbert farmed with his brother-in-law Albert Weitzel for years on the family farm and then for the Lapaseotes family until his retirement. In his retirement he loved woodworking projects trips to the casino and working in his garden and yard. He loved to dance especially square dancing. Survivors include his longtime companion Shirley Buffington; son, Dick (Debra) Alber; daughter, Patty (Rod) Swanson; daughter-in-law, Ruth Ann Alber; granddaughters, Tonja (Chad) Mitchell, Robyn (Chad) Jensen, Kensie (Edward) Walters, Jenny Swanson, April Warren, Amy (James) Vincent, Amber Alber, Aarika Alber; grandson, A.J. Swanson; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Lou (Alber) Weitzel; and Shirley's family, Patricia (Rex) Wilcox family, Dennis Boman, Gaylene (Larry) Boman family and Frank Boman.
Preceding Norbert in death was his wife Helen; son, Norbert Lee; infant son, Steven Ray; infant grandson, Matthew Swanson; brother, Maynard Alber and sister, Inez Mitchell.
The Star-Herald May 3, 2012
Oregon Trail Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: May 04, 2012
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