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Kenneth Darwin Albrecht
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1926
Miner County
South Dakota, USA
Death: May 19, 2007
De Smet
Kingsbury County
South Dakota, USA

Funeral services will be Wed., May 23, for Kenneth Darwin Albrecht, 80, DeSmet, who died on May 19, 2007, at the Good Samaritan Center in DeSmet. The Rev. Randy Koeller will officiate in American Lutheran Church at DeSmet, and burial will be in DeSmet Cemetery.

Visitation with a prayer service at the Osthus Funeral Home in DeSmet.

Albrecht was born on Nov. 3, 1926, near Howard to Emil and Harriet (Tripp) Albrecht. He attended DeSmet High School.

He married Beverly Hegdahl on May 11, 1947, near Howard. They farmed together south of Howard until 1987, when a fire destroyed their home and they moved into DeSmet. They retired in 1988. Kenneth drove a cattle and grain truck, and also drove for Lyle Signs in DeSmet for a time. He was also a bus driver for the DeSmet School District and a member of the American Lutheran Church in DeSmet and its building committee.

Survivors include sons, Ron (Lonna) of West St. Paul, Minn., and Rick (Colleen) of Sioux Falls; three daughters, Brenda (Terry) Sanford of Omaha, Neb., Monarae (Allen) Zeeck of Lake Preston, and Marilyn (Leroy) Roth of DeSmet; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ruth (Bob) Zeller and Esther Bitner, both of Rapid City, and Alice (Don) Lundquist of Mesa, Ariz.; and a brother, John (Norma) of DeSmet.

He was preceded in death by her parents, his wife and a granddaughter.

Madison Daily Leader 05/21/2007 
Family links: 
  Emil August Otto Albrecht (1894 - 1992)
  Harriett Tripp Albrecht (1903 - 1986)
  Beverly Mae Hegdahl Albrecht (1927 - 2000)*
  Kenneth Darwin Albrecht (1926 - 2007)
  Esther Mae Albrecht Bitner (1929 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
De Smet Cemetery
De Smet
Kingsbury County
South Dakota, USA
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Originally Created by: In memory of Scott
Record added: May 23, 2007
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Kenneth Darwin Albrecht
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Kenneth Darwin Albrecht
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Kenneth Darwin Albrecht
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From your 3rd cousin 1x removed from WI. I am an Albrecht descendant of Caroline Albrecht Gruling.
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012
Happy Easter Ken!!
- Pasadena Girl
 Added: Apr. 3, 2010

- Pasadena Girl
 Added: Apr. 2, 2010
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