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 Albert L. Childs

Albert L. Childs

Birth
Midland County, Michigan, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 85)
Breckenridge, Gratiot County, Michigan, USA
Burial Midland County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100014713 · View Source
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Albert, 85, of Breckenridge, passed into his eternal home, with family by his side, Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Hearts Content in Breckenridge. Albert was born in Porter Township the only child of Daniel and Bessie (Wheeler) Childs.

He married Margaret LaClair on April 15, 1950 at Maggie's family home. He served in the Navy during WWII in the Pacific Arena. Albert worked for Michigan Chemical for 29 years and later at Harrison Piping before retiring.

He was a lifelong, active member at Countryside United Brethren Church, serving as a Sunday School Teacher, church board member and playing the trumpet at church services. He had helped with the Midland 4-H program. He was an avid outdoorsman, loving camping, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed several years wintering in Florida.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret, (Maggie), children: Debbie (Tom) Sugar, Larry (Judy) Childs, Linda (Frank) Lopez, Colene (Mark) Greening, Dan (Diane) Childs, 10 grandchildren, four step-grand
children, 16 great grandchildren with one on the way in December, eight step great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Albert was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Countryside United Brethren Church with Kurt Peters officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mid-Michigan Hospice or Parkinson's Foundation for Research.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Lux and Whiting Funeral Chapel, Breckenridge.


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  • Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100014713
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert L. Childs (23 Mar 1927–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100014713, citing Jasper Township Cemetery, Midland County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Theron & Helen Smith (contributor 46935364) .