Werner Albrecht


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Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2013, 4:34 pm
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Werner K. Albrecht, 88, of Moline, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Peace United Church of Christ, 1114 12th St., Rock Island. Visitation will be an hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be private at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made in care of Church of Peace United Church of Christ. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.
Werner was born on April 14, 1924, in Germany, a son of Rudolf and Frieda Lemmermann Albrecht. He married Wilma Baumann on Nov. 16, 1946, in Germany.
Werner and his family moved to the Quad-Cities from Germany in 1953. He retired as a gauge inspector with the Rock Island Arsenal in 1988.
Werner was a member at Church of Peace United Church of Christ, Rock Island.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma Albrecht, Moline; daughters (and sons-in-law), Marion (Bob) Steiner, Sugar Grove, Ill., and Karen (Brian) McGehee, Roselle, Ill.; and grandchildren, Scott Steiner, Chicago, Stacey Steiner, Jacksonville, Fla., and Joseph and Kaitlyn McGehee, both of Roselle, Ill.
Werner was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Rudi and Gunter Albrecht.
Online condolences may left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.












 




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