|Birth: ||Mar. 17, 1911|
|Death: ||Apr. 23, 2012|
Florence Albers, age 101, of Twilight Acres Care Facility, Wall Lake,
Iowa, formerly of Klemme, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at the Twilight Acres
Care Facility, Wall Lake.
Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. 27, 1:30 p.m., at the Immanuel Reformed
United Church of Christ, Klemme. The Reverend Donna Buckman will be officiating.
Burial will be in the Ell Township Cemetery, Klemme. Visitation will be on
Monday at the church from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Florence Albers was born March 17, 1911, near Klemme. She was the oldest of the
three children born to Dick and Frances (Behrends) Swalve. She was baptized June
18, 1911, at the Klemme Church of Christ. She received her education in a rural
school south of Klemme. Florence was Confirmed in the Klemme United Church of
Christ in 1927 by the Rev. Grosschuck. Florence was united in marriage to John
Albers on Dec. 18, 1930. Being the first couple married in the newly built
They made their home two and a half miles west of Klemme for a number of years
until they built a new home in Klemme and then retired there. Florence and John
spent 5 years in Texas for the winter months. Florence proceeded in death by
John, Nov. 2, 1989. She continued to live in her Klemme home until her health
forced her into the Klemme Apartments. There after she then moved to be with her
family as she resided at the Twilight Acres Nursing Home in Wall Lake.
Florence enjoyed various activities such as Senior Citizens, Grandmothers Club,
Widows and Bridge. In her earlier years she thought Sunday School attended Bible
Class and other church activities. Florence enjoyed reading and loved to stay
knowledgeable of current events. She especially loved her grandchildren,
great-grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Those left to cherish the memory of Florence is her son Carroll (Mari) Albers of
Garner; her 10 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 5 great-great
Florence is preceded in death by her husband John; parents Dick and Frances;
sister Carrie; brother Clarence and a great-grandson.
Created by: Richard Bohn
Record added: Aug 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95903751
Added: Oct. 4, 2012