Charles J. Albers, 80, of Germantown
died Wednesday July 25, 2007 at Countryside Manor in Aviston.
He was born July 2, 1927 in
Germantown to Theodore and Elizabeth (Dumbeck) Albers and they
preceded him in death.
Charlie was a member of St. Boniface
Catholic church, Germantown, the Laborers Local 397, the Germantown
American Legion Post 325 , and a retired Germantown fireman with 30
years of service. Charlie was well known in this are for his unique
homemade cardinal bird feeders, making over 235 for the red birds
On July 18, 1956 he married Florence
Richter at St. Francis church Aviston and she died March 8, 2007.
He is survived by a son Dennis
(Sandy) Albers of Bartelso and a daughter Connie Albers and special
friend John Speck of St. Louis. Also surviving are a granddaughter
Tiffany Albers and special friend John Engelmann and a grandson
Matthew Albers; a sister Helen Wellinghoff of Trenton, sisters in
law Leona Richter of New Baden, Valeria Ripperda of Belleville, Ruth
Schrage of St. Rose and Bernice Richter of Aviston.
He was preceded in death by sisters
Rosalie Albers, Amanda Korte and husband Herman, Adeline
Heckenkemper and husband Ben, Josephine Meyer and husband Richard,
Alvina Huegen and husband Raymond, Marie Kuhn and husband Cornelius
and a brother Frank Albers and wife Adele, brothers in law Henry
Wellinghoff, Eugene Ripperda, Edgar Schrage, Virgil Richter and Leo
Mass of Christian burial will be
celebrated Saturday July 28 at 10 am at St. Boniface Church
Germantown with Fr. James Buerster officiating; interment will be in
St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call at the Moss Funeral home in
Germantown Friday from 4 to 9 Pm and Saturday from 8 to 9:45 am.
Memorials can be made to Community Link, the American Diabetes
Association or donorís choice and will be received at the funeral
American Legion services will be
held at 7 Pm Friday at the funeral home