|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1925|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 2008|
BARTONVILLE, IL - W. David "Dave" Albert, 82, of 410 Harrison, died Sunday, June 1, 2008, at 10:45 p.m. at his residence. He had been in ill health the past two years.
Dave was born July 7, 1925, in Peoria, the son of Herbert and Lena Lewis Albert. He married Maryann Baer on Sept. 7, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death on May 27, 1996, in Bartonville.
Surviving are three sons, Emil Albert of Sante Fe, N.M., Michael (Nga) Albert of Bartonville and Carl (Dawn) Albert of Bartonville; one brother, Theodore Albert of Goofy Ridge; and two sisters, Pearl Lane of Chillicothe and Mary Jane (Jack) Sutton, also of Chillicothe, survive. Dave had 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Dave was a truck driver for many years for Bosch Trucking in Bartonville until his retirement. After he retired he worked for General Leasing.
Dave was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy. He was a member of the Bartonville American Legion Post 979.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and also was a member of the Mohammed Temple Shrine in Bartonville. Dave also was a member for many years of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 627.
Dave was an avid bowler who taught all of his grandkids to bowl. Dave bowled a 300 game and received a ring from the league for doing so.
Dave's family would like to thank Danette and Bill Ferry for taking good care of Dave the past several years of his life.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Endsley Funeral Home, 1107 W. Garfield Ave., Bartonville. Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial after the funeral services will follow in Blue Ridge Cemetery in rural Chillicothe, with military rites conducted by Bartonville American Legion Post 979.
A luncheon will be served at Karl & Dawn's home at 231 Harrison in Bartonville after the services.
Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children.
Endsley Funeral Home, David A. Diggle, director, is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Ann Baer Albert (1925 - 1996)*
Blue Ridge Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 11, 2008
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