Obituary for Robert Albrecht

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Robert “Bob” E. Albrecht, 87, Marshfield, passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, May 13, 2022 at Rembs Funeral Home, Marshfield, where visitation will be from 10:00 am until service time. The service will be livestreamed at Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Marshfield and serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons, Jim, Cody, Ben, Sam, Matthew and Scott.

Bob was born on December 19, 1934 in Black Duck, Minnesota to Emroy and Hilda (Lichte) Albrecht. He graduated from Granton High School and attended UW-Platteville. He then served in the United States Army. On January 25, 1958 he was united in marriage to Blanche Rice.

Bob worked as a salesman for Montgomery Ward. He then owned and operated the Busy B Bar in Auburndale with Blanche from 1976 to 1980. Later, he worked at Weyerhaeuser until his retirement in 2001.

Bob was an avid Wisconsin Badgers supporter and a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. One of his best days was watching the Cubs win the World Series in 2016. He also enjoyed spending time with his casino family on his monthly Darcy’s bus trips.

He is survived by his children, Jim (Becky) Albrecht of Wisconsin Rapids, Jay (Lois) Albrecht of Winter, Jackie (Wayne) Arnold of Wisconsin Rapids, Jean (Ken) Brandt of Couderay, and Jon (Amy) Albrecht of Marshfield; grandchildren, Jim, Sara, Lindsay (Andrew), Cody, Ben (Ashley), Sam (Miranda), Matthew, Scott, Jenna, Michelle (Rob), Paige (Scott), Rachel (Phil), and Morgan; great-grandchildren, Landon, Adrian, Max, Addison, Connor, and a baby boy on the way.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, grandson, Nolan Albrecht, sister, Charlotte Washburn, brother, Richard Albrecht, and special friend, June Smith.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Marshfield Medical Center for their care.

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