Tricounty News

Albert Weisser, 91

Albert C. Weisser of Watkins, formerly of Clearwater and Elgin, Ill., died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at the Hilltop Care Center in Watkins. He was 91.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the church Saturday. Inurnment will be at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in St. Joseph.

Albert C. Weisser was born Feb. 26, 1919, at Spring Hill, Minn. to Frank and Mary (Braun) Weisser. Albert married Marie Capser Sept. 3, 1948. They resided in Elgin, Ill. since 1969 where Albert was employed as a sales representative with Alpha-Laval Agri for 31 years, the last 10 years as a national service manager, retiring in 1983. Marie died in 1992. Albert relocated to Clearwater Lake, Minn., in 1993, and moved to Watkins in 2007.

He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus since 1945. His hobbies included fishing, dancing, and playing cards. In his earlier years, Albert enjoyed golfing.

Albert was preceded in death by his parents; wife Marie; a brother and sister in infancy; brother Gilbert Weisser; and sisters Elnor DeWinter, Sr. Marie Weisser, Sally Hiemenz, and Clara Ampe.

He is survived by his daughters Mary Jo (and Dan) Johnson of Rockton, Ill., and Deborah (and Tim) Eternick of Elgin, Ill.; grandchildren Becky (and Matt) Poulsen of Rockton, Ill., Katie (and Chris) Lacy of Sterling, Ill.; great-grandchildren A.J. Poulsen, Mikey Poulsen, and Aiden Lacy; special friend Gladys Grossinger of Watkins, sisters Rose Savanen of Seymour, Ind., Bridget Worms of New Munich, Lal Zimmer of Tucson, Ariz., and Lee Lengas of St. Cloud; many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are with the Ertl Funeral Home of Watkins.